The following article in last week's news would seem to present some cause for concern regarding Canada's new environment minister:
I can't help but wonder why John Baird seemed intent on killing the plans for Ottawa's new electric light rail system.
Finances don't seem to be the main reason as Ottawa still may end up being on the hook for the same amount of money, or more, to get out of this project at the 11th hour than the actual rail system would have cost to build.
Knowing what we know about Canada's two largest political parties and their annual billion dollar subsidies to the oil and gas industry one can't help but wonder if opposition to this light rail project came down to two simple points:
If this does happen to be the case, Canada can look forward to more of what we've seen over the past 13 years from our environment ministers: a whole lot of hot air.
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