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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 08:10 PM

Feds to send $420M directly to Ontario institutions, businesses -- skipping Doug Ford's government

From https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/federal-environmental-funding-1.4897220

Feds to send $420M directly to Ontario institutions, businesses skipping Doug Ford's government

Money from Low Carbon Economy Fund will go to cities, hospitals, schools

The Canadian Press Posted: Nov 08, 2018 12:28 PM ET | Last Updated: a few seconds ago

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Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna announced the federal government will spend millions from its Low Carbon Economy Fund in Ontario, without involving the provincial government. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the federal government plans to disburse money from a climate fund directly to Ontario institutions and businesses after the provincial government cancelled its climate program.

Speaking at Rockwool insulation plant in Milton, Ont. Thursday, McKenna said the remaining $420 million pending for Ontario from the Low Carbon Economy Fund will go to cities, hospitals, universities, schools, and businesses to help with efficiency programs and other emission-reduction efforts.


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