By Colin Perkel, the Canadian Press, CTV News, April 15, 2019
TORONTO -- The federal government will end up with the power to regulate almost every facet of life -- such as when you can drive or where you can live -- if its law aimed at curbing harmful greenhouse gas emissions is allowed to stand, Ontario's top court heard Monday.
Ottawa's climate-change law is so broad, a lawyer for the province told the start of a four-day Appeal Court hearing, that it would give the federal government powers that would be destabilizing to Canada in the name of curbing the cumulative effects of global-warming emissions.
"They could regulate where you live. How often you drive your car," Josh Hunter told the five-justice panel. "It would unbalance the federation."https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/feds-could-tell-you-when-to-drive-if-carbon-price-law-stands-court-told-1.4379832