Cutting car emissions saves lives: T.O. report

A new study on the health effects of air pollution from traffic in Toronto says a 30 per cent reduction in vehicle emissions could save nearly 200 lives a year and $1 billion in health costs. The Toronto Public Health report, to be released Monday, also estimates that “mortality-related” costs associated with traffic pollution in…

Tories deliver clean-air plan

The Conservatives released the centrepiece of their ?made-in-Canada? environment agenda Thursday ? a Clean Air Act that would cut greenhouse gas emissions in half, but not until 2050.

Conservatives plan tough restrictions on smog

The Conservative government’s $2-billion plan for the environment will introduce rigid regulations on smog-causing pollutants, but will likely be far less tough on greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, according to people familiar with the legislation.