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LAWTON: Liberals promised “evidence-based” policy, but the evidence says plastic bans don’t work

Trudeau's announcement is environmental virtue signalling, not the evidence-based policy the Liberals promised.

It’s policy based on a straw man, one might say. Justin Trudeau announced a ban on single-use plastics to reduce pollution in the ocean, except marine plastic is overwhelmingly from Asia and the developing world, not Canada.

Trudeau’s announcement is environmental virtue signalling, not the evidence-based policy the Liberals promised, True North’s Andrew Lawton says.

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