Ottawa to phase out coal, aims for virtual elimination by 2030
from Globe and Mail
The Liberal government has announced its plan to virtually eliminate the use of traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, but will offer some flexibility to the provinces. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna unveiled the coal-phase-out plan as one of a series of measures that Ottawa is introducing ahead of the first ministers' meeting in December, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopes to conclude a pan-Canadian climate accord.
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