London Free Press

City looks to sweeten pot for affordable units, office conversions

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London city hall may offer cash to builders to add affordable units to their projects and increase payments to landlords converting offices to apartments. In two separate proposals to two different city council committees that meet next week, city staff recommend tapping into a $74-million federal government fund to offer increased incentives to developers and […]

Column Opinion Owen Sound Sun Times

Denmark moves to tax farmers on livestock greenhouse gas production

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Danish government officials and Danish livestock farmers have reached agreement, judging by widespread reports, on details of a proposed tax on methane emissions from that nation’s ruminants.  Beginning in 2030, Danish farmers are to pay a tax of 300 kroner ($59.38 CAD) per ton of carbon dioxide equivalent, rising by 2035 to 750 kroner ($148.46), […]