Ontario NDP grill environment ministry officials over Ford's climate plan - 2020-03-12

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F99.png Ontario NDP grill environment ministry officials over Ford's climate plan March 12, 2020, Alastair Sharp, National Observer

Ontario's opposition NDP took advantage of a rare opportunity to challenge the top bureaucrats behind the Doug Ford government's threadbare climate plan on Wednesday.

But the civil servants — much like the political masters they serve — ducked and weaved through over two hours of proceedings and pointed mostly to policy actions that have yet to take effect when asked to document Ford's climate achievements.

The Ontario legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts had been convened to consider the provincial auditor general's damning indictment of the Progressive Conservatives accounting of its emission reduction plans.

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{{cite news | first = Alastair | last = Sharp | title = Ontario NDP grill environment ministry officials over Ford's climate plan | url = https://www.nationalobserver.com/2020/03/12/news/ontario-ndp-grill-environment-ministry-officials-over-fords-climate-plan | work = National Observer | date = March 12, 2020 | accessdate = March 12, 2020 }}