The Gazette / June 2, 2010

MONTREAL - As part of Clean Air Day festivities, Quebecers were praised Wednesday for getting rid of their older cars by the thousands and opting for public transit.

About 20,000 Quebecers recycled older vehicles over the past year, removing the equivalent of 380,000 more recently built vehicles off the road, according to officials from the Association québécoise de lutte contre la pollution atmosphérique.  The AQLPA is the provincial organization that administers Canada’s national Retire Your Ride incentive program in Quebec.  Read more.