VIDEO: Question on his family's plastic use leaves Trudeau tongue tied
13 June, 2019, 20:37
On Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the country will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, following similar actions by California, Hawaii and NY. The move to ban single-use plastics has already been panned as pointless and risky as most alternatives either risk harming some individuals or have the potential to do more environmental damage in the long-run.
Less than 10 per cent of plastics used in Canada are now recycled, he said. The government said that 1 million birds and over 100,000 sea mammals worldwide are injured or die each year when they mistake plastic for food or become entangled.
Canada has pledged to ban single-use plastics and "hold companies responsible" for plastic waste by 2021.
He said yesterday: 'To be honest, as a dad, it's tough trying to explain this to my kids.
"It's going to take a little bit of time to make sure we get it absolutely right because this is a big step but we know that we can do this by 2021", Trudeau said.
"It would be irresponsible to put such a sweeping measure into place without fully studying the possible impacts on Canada's small businesses first", said Kelly.
If he wins the election, Scheer vows to roll back environmental protections, including a federal carbon tax and a tanker traffic ban along a pristine part of the Pacific coast.
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Canada's largest quick service restaurant chain, Tim Hortons has welcomed the federal government's announcement, and plans on introducing recyclable lids, paper straws and cups and wooden stir sticks. I mean come on, give me a break.
"Since our event at the Fox with the Water Brothers, we've been overwhelmed by the many calls to tackle plastic pollution, including from students across our east end community", he said.
Outside of social media users, MPs also appear to have joined in on the trolling, with Rachael Harder posting the following on Instagram. In addition, the European Union earlier this year passed legislation to ban single-use plastic products starting in 2021.
Plastic straws are already on their way out by restaurants' choice, but will nearly certainly be covered by the Canadian ban nonetheless.
Every year, the Great Canadian Shore Cleanup campaign gathers about 3,000 tonnes of garbage, much of it plastics, from Canadian shorelines - something Peter Ross, executive director for the Coastal Ocean Research Institute, acknowledged was "a bandaid". "This represents up to $8 billion per year in lost value and wastes valuable resources and energy".
The move could lead to increased costs for industry and its customers, Thayer said, but also opens up opportunities for Canadian companies to take the lead in finding new and innovative ways to better recycle and reuse plastics.
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