First they came for the lightbulbsThough it has long been apparent that John Tory's Conservatives are essentially indistinguishable from the other major socialist parties in Ontario, the Conservatives are out-gimping Dalton McGuinty and his gang when it comes to plastic bags.
Environmentalists and opposition critics blasted the Ontario government Wednesday for announcing a voluntary plan to reduce the use of plastic bags by half over five years, saying the province should take more concrete action sooner.Soon after the present hordes of Ontario announced they were looking to ban the sale of "inefficient" light bulbs, the Federal Conservatives promised to do so across the entire country. Is a plastic bag registry next? Or could this recyclable series of five year plans be as lucrative as selling carbon credits?
... fashion designers are already moving to cash in on the trend.HT: Jay Jardine and cross-posted at Dust My Broom