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McKenna says climate targets could be law in future

Canada may decide in future to enshrine carbon pollution reduction targets in law, says Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna. It was among her comments in a wide-ranging interview with National Observer from Katowice, Poland, where international climate talks are taking place.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford addresses the media outside of his Queen's Park office in Toronto on Monday, November 19, 2018. (Cole Burston for National Observer)

Washington state regulator torpedoes Hydro One deal over political interference by Doug Ford

As the two party leaders intent on knocking Kathleen Wynne out of the premier’s office this year talked about their plans for Hydro One, utilities commissioners in Washington were watching and listening. And they were becoming increasingly concerned that a merger between Hydro One and Spokane-based Avista Corp. would always be at risk of political interference.