Ontario cancels program that aimed to plant 50 million trees

Thursday, 25 April 2019 15:14

Allison Jones · The Canadian Press

Ontario is cancelling a tree planting program, with those involved warning the move will lead to the loss of jobs and environmental benefits that forests provide.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being eliminated.

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