Doug Ford’s new climate plan makes the same fundamental mistake the carbon tax did

Doug Ford’s new climate plan makes the same fundamental mistake the carbon tax did

The ongoing demonstrations by France’s gilets jaunes, or yellow vests, against climate-inspired fuel taxes offer Ontario Premier Doug Ford yet another reason to congratulate himself on repealing the provincial carbon tax. Less reassuring however is that he plans instead to introduce a measure similar to the Australian “Emissions Reduction Fund” (ERF). After the Australian government also…

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Apple makes history with $1 trillion market valuation

Apple makes history with $1 trillion market valuation

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc became the first US$1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company’s stock jumped 2.8 per cent to as high as…

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