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Forests Ontario explains how the 50 Million Tree Program helped the economy and environment

The ministry and Forests Ontario are now in consultation about how to shut the 50 Million Tree Program down with minimal disruption. The agency is a week away from starting tree-planting for the spring season. Commitments have been made to landowners by conservation authorities, stewardships, First Nations, municipalities and forestry consultants. 

Ontario environment watchdogs say Doug Ford just gutted a law that protects your rights

“I’m outraged and heartbroken,” Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, said in an interview. “What a way to mark the 25th anniversary of the Environmental Bill of Rights, but to silence the commissioner and restrict the rights of the public. The government is saying to people, you can can trust us. They say they're going to police themselves. Now, when has that ever worked?”