Carbon Tax Bc

B.C. Carbon Tax Doesn't Hurt Agricultural Sector: Study

James Glave | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
James Glave

Despite industry claims to the contrary, British Columbia's carbon tax has not hurt the province's agricultural sector, a new Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions study concludes. Further, the study suggests that the more than $25 million worth of competitive "relief" that the provincial government has granted the industry in recent years may not have been necessary.

B.C.'s Carbon Tax Takes Off

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's carbon tax will soon have two new American cousins, prompting Environment Minister Mary Polak to suggest B.C.'s groundbr...

Is B.C.'s Carbon Tax Going Up?

CBC | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Minister of Environment Mary Polak says her government will stick to its promise to freeze the carbon tax for the next five years, despite a new ...

B.C. Carbon Tax Here To Stay

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - As pundits and pollsters attempt to predict the results of British Columbia's forthcoming election, there is at least one sure bet: the pr...

NDP Slam B.C. Carbon Tax Freeze Promise

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A promise by British Columbia's Liberal Party to freeze the carbon tax for five years if re-elected in May is being assailed by the New Dem...

B.C. Taxpayers Pay Millions in Carbon Corporate Welfare--Again

Jordan Bateman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada
Jordan Bateman

The B.C. government's Pacific Carbon Trust has become frighteningly adept at taking taxpayers' money--$14 million last year--and transferring it to big businesses. It's time for the provincial government to scrap the Trust, and end corporate welfare disguised as environmentalism. The numbers prove that transferring tax dollars to companies through the illusion of carbon neutrality is a massive failure.

Canada's Only Carbon Tax Up In The Air

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - Environment Minister Terry Lake says the Liberal government is reviewing the future of its groundbreaking carbon tax, including ideas to ca...