The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti
We started this segment with comedian Steve Patterson, host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters defending plastic bags. And he’s got a friend in Toronto’s mayor’s office. Mayor Rob Ford is furious about this week’s vote by city council to ban the us tommy hilfiger uk e of plastic shopping bags by next year.
And what do shoppers thing? Well . there’s mixed reaction from shoppers in Toronto. We aired a clip.
And other Canadian cities are considering the move. But governments find it difficult to let the bags go. Today we were joined by two people well versed in the arguments. M tommy hilfiger uk att Welch is editor in chief of Reason, a libertarian magazine. He was in our New York studio. He was in Carstairs, Alberta.
E tommy hilfiger uk arlier Steve Patterson made an argument for keeping the bags. But Steve can see which way the wind is bl tommy hilfiger uk owing, and the wind is filled with errant plastic bags. We heard from Steve, host of The Debaters one more time on this topic.