Ford Government Ready to Throw Book at Gas Stations that don’t display Anti-Carbon Tax ‘Propaganda Sticker’

Failing to display gas pump stickers is equal to         ammo buying ID fraud, according to Ford

Ontario Premier Doug Ford (right) with pro anti-carbon tax, pro tar sands ally and federal Tory leader Andrew Scheer. Ford is ordering gas stations in Ontario to put anti-carbon tax stickers on their pumps weeks before this October’s federal election.

“Ford is blowing public money on partisan stickers to help his buddy (federal Tory leader) Andrew Scheer get elected, and putting business owners at risk of conviction and fines just to make sure he gets his way.” – Ontario’s New Democratic Party 

A News Release from Ontario’s Official Opposition/NDP Party

Posted June 13th, 2019 on Niagara At Large

Ontario Premier Doug Ford, railing against feds putting a price on climate-changing carbon pollution

QUEEN’S PARK — With Doug Ford’s new law, gas stations that fail to display Ford’s anti-carbon-price stickers on every pump face prosecution under the Provincial Offenses Act, matching the punishment for using a fake ID to stock up on gun ammunition.

“According to Ford, failing to display his Conservative propaganda on gas pumps is as bad as using a fake ID to stock up on gun ammunition, or selling cigarettes in child care centres and schools – offences prosecuted under the Provincial Offenses Act that also carry a $10,000 fine,” said Marit Stiles, NDP MPP for Davenport.

“It’s outrageous, and it’s chilling for everyone in Ontario – especially business owners.”

Ford government is threatening to charge gas stations of to $10,000 in fines if they don’t put this sticker on their pumps for all to see. Ford fails to tell us how many billions of dollars in damage and destruction floods, fires, droughts and other climate disasters are costing people in taxes, higher insurance premiums, etc..

As of Aug. 30, gas stations must display Ford’s stickers prominently on gas pumps, or face prosecution and conviction.

“Ford is blowing public money on partisan stickers to help his buddy Andrew Scheer get elected, and putting business owners at risk of conviction and fines just to make sure he gets his way,” said Stiles.

“The government should be focused on getting education and health care right, not picking fights over partisan advertising.”

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