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Canada is moving rapidly to eliminating some single-use plastics from our stores and restaurants.

Ealier this month, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault announced that Canada will ban the import or production of plastic bags and Styrofoam takeout containers by the end of 2022, their sale by the end of 2023, and their export by the end of 2025.

Also covered under the ban are most plastic straws, cutlery, stir sticks, and plastic six-pack rings.

It will mean cloth or re-usable plastic bags will have to be used at grocery stores and shops across the country.

Do you agree with the legislation?

READ ALSO: Single-use plastic ban a ‘monumental’ step in protecting Canada’s oceans: advocate


Obituaries

Luciano Pistrin

Jun 8th, 2022

Diedre Janine Upton

Jun 2nd, 2022

Robert (Bob) Norman Bray

May 29th, 2022

Jennie May Mellis

May 20th, 2022

Life
April 26, 2022 -Julia House photographed in her kitchen/cooking goods shop Ma Maison for Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.

Curated with care

Research is a key ingredient at Maison Cookware + Bakeware

    Tamara Stanners at Vancouver's Zulu Records- Lia Crowe photography

    Among the stars

    Painting, producing and performing all part of Constellation Festival co-organizer’s artist pursuits