Tag: ban

  • Federal Court strikes down challenge to 2020 ban on 'assault' firearms

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada The 2020 directive instantly reclassified around 1,500 popular firearms to prohibited status Published Oct 30, 2023  •  Last updated 6 hours ago  •  4 minute read Estimates by the Parliamentary Budget Officer said compensating owners for their confiscated firearms as part of a buy-back program could cost as much…

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  • The remarkable true story of the fight to outright ban margarine in Canada

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Eating & Drinking Canada Excerpt: Butter’s lesser sibling had a rocky introduction into Canada, as revealed in the book Booze, Cigarettes, and Constitutional Dust-Ups Published Oct 15, 2023  •  Last updated 1 day ago  •  8 minute read An 1886 law instituted a nation-wide margarine ban in Canada. Photo by Getty Images…

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  • Can we use plastic straws again? What could happen after court quashes Liberal ban

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canada Recent ruling notes it was ‘unreasonable and unconstitutional’ to list all plastic manufactured products as harmful, and that the government acted outside of its authority Published Nov 17, 2023  •  3 minute read The Federal Court has quashed a cabinet order that listed plastic manufactured items as toxic under Canada’s…

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  • 'We have no rights': Couple seeks ban on secondhand smoke seeping in from neighbour's shared wall

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canada Taes Leavitt and Peter Katz, Juno-recognized musicians, say it often feels ‘unsafe’ to be in their own home Get the latest from Sharon Kirkey straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Nov 14, 2023  •  Last updated 24 minutes ago  •  8 minute read The second-hand smoke wafting in from next…

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