Tag: Won’t

Ontario won’t fine gas stations over federal carbon pricing stickers

Premier Doug Ford will not punish gas station owners with fines of up to $ 10,000 a day for failing to post stickers targeting federal carbon pricing, the Star has learned. Facing heat from businesses over the punitive measures — and bracing for a constitutional challenge — Ford’s Progressive Conservatives emphasize the hefty penalties enshrined…

Why Canada must regulate Big Tech: ‘The 20th century tools we have for protecting a free society won’t work for 21st century giants’

Technology giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon have become new “world superpowers” that governments including Canada have to rein in and regulate, while at the same time ensuring economic progress isn’t derailed, says a prominent analyst. “The 20th century tools we have for protecting a free society won’t work for 21st century giants,” says…