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1. Complex alternative to carbon tax questioned
Ontario’s pending cap-and-trade system will initially function as an elaborate structure for applying a carbon tax on fossil fuels, while creating an avenue for proceeds to flow to California. The legislation, which passed into law earlier this month, was designed to oblige large industrial emitters producing more than 25,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) annually to purchase carbon emission allowances, but, in practice, the Ontario government will disburse free allowances to the sector until at least 2020.
2. Industry reacts to Competition Bureau inquiry
The supply of condo refurbishment services is under scrutiny amid bid-rigging allegations.
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3. Vancouver to get unique downtown park
A new park coming to Vancouver will be the first in the downtown core since Emery Barnes Park opened 13 years ago. The site will feature a unique five-metre high elevated walkway offering bird’s-eye views.
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4. Lab facility demos energy-saving 'earth tubes'
New LEED Gold building at the University of Toronto Scarborough showcases science.
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5. REIC and MediaEdge announce partnership
Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) and MediaEdge Communications, owner of REMI Network, are excited to announce a new partnership.
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