Doug Ford Environmental Impact Assessment with Dianne Saxe
Dianne Saxe Assesses Doug Ford's Environmental Policies and Impacts
On this episode we continue our environmental impact assessment of the Doug Ford government.
From the immediate hollowing out of Ontario’s Climate Change laws and his cancellation of 752 green energy projects, within weeks of becoming Premier in June of 2018, to his more recent efforts to undermine what remains of the ecological protection and restoration capacity of Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities, Doug Ford has cut a wide swath. So wide that its difficult to keep an up-to-date list, let alone take proper stock, of the real on-the-ground impact of Ford Nation’s on-going war on public sector environmental stewardship.
It would be hard to find someone better placed to help us appreciate the cumulative environmental impact of what Doug Ford has been up to, than Dianne Saxe, the last independent Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, following Ford’s legislated elimination of her position and agency, effective in May of 2019.
Dianne, has recently been appointment as Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Ontario.