Carbon Tax Canada

Canada Needs Carbon Tax If It Wants Keystone Approved: Wall

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - A modest levy on the oil-and-gas sector might help secure Washington's support for the Keystone XL pipeline, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wa...

What Did Harper To Do To Upset The World This Time?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's Harper government is facing criticism after congratulating the government of Australia for ending its carbon tax. Paul Calandra, par...

Why 40/40 is Foolish/Foolish

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada Alberta
Kenneth P. Green

Carbon taxes are once again dominating the discussion over energy policy in Alberta, where Environment Minister Diana McQueen has proposed a sharp hike to Alberta's carbon levy.

It's Super Easy To Hide A Carbon Tax..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada Business

Former Quebec Premier Jean Charest and an unlikely Republican politician-turned-environmentalist are among the people predicting that Canada will even...

Mark Carney's Wife Hits Out At Tories Over ‘Tax On Everything'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Business

Diana Carney, the wife of Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, has made some thinly-veiled criticisms of the Harper government’s environmental recor...

Why Don't We Tax Carbon Like We Tax Cigarettes?

Russ Blinch | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada Politics
Russ Blinch

A carbon tax is like a tax on tobacco. We need to make sure we are paying the full cost of something that is going to cause havoc down the road. In fact a carbon tax could be even revenue neutral, i.e., the money could be refunded to help the needy. Carbon-based fuels cause pollution and global warming. These hazards will prove costly for future generations.

Why a Canadian Carbon Tax Would Be More Pain Than Gain

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

]Carbon taxes harm the poor more than the better off. A 2008 analysis of a $30.00/tonne carbon tax conducted by CUPE suggested that the poorest quintile in Canada would lose 1.7 per cent of household income, while the top quintile would lose only 0.86 per cent.

New Climate Change Policy In Alberta?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Environment Minister Diana McQueen says Alberta is a long way from imposing higher carbon levies on its energy industry.Responding to a sto...

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...

‘Job-Killing Carbon Tax’ Gets Backing From .. Canada’s Oil Giants?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada Business

“Job-killing carbon tax” is one of the Harper government’s favourite tag lines, but if carbon taxes are job killers, then Canada’s oil industr...

How Canada Could Make An Extra Cool $200 Billion A Year

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Business

CALGARY - A new report has some advice for Canada when it comes to managing its oil wealth — be more like Norway.The study from the Canadian Centre ...

Rae: Stop The Carbon Craziness

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Bob Rae is calling for an end to partisan rhetoric on the politically toxic issue of carbon pricing.The interim Liberal leader says the vici...

Forget Harper And Mulcair's Claims — Carbon Reduction Has A Price

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Any measure to reduce carbon emissions has a price — regardless of what Stephen Harper or Tom Mulcair has to say.Whether it be a cap-and-tr...

Tories Slam NDP On 'Carbon Tax' But Used To Be All For Trading CO2

CBC | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Politics

The NDP and Conservatives let fly duelling fact-check memos Monday as they clashed over what makes a carbon tax, who wants to change the Senate and wh...

Is It Time For A National Carbon Tax?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Business

The debate over carbon taxes in Canada exploded this week, with a taxpayers’ group calling for an end to British Columbia’s first-of-its-kind tax ...

John Baird Should be Raked Over the (Carbon Tax) Coals

Mark Crowley | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Politics
Mark Crowley

It's rare that a government accused of undervaluing science and making policy decisions based on predetermined outcomes, rather than rational analysis, comes straight out and admits that's how they function. But recently, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird did exactly that in relation to carbon taxes.

Official Refutes Baird's Argument For Cutting Environmental Panel

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

The head of a federal advisory group on the environment says his group never suggested that the federal government adopt a carbon tax. ...

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...

B.C. Finds Success With Controversial Carbon Tax

The Globe and Mail | Posted 09.03.2011 | Canada Business

At Richmond Plywood Corp., on an arm of the Fraser River just south of Vancouver, a new energy system that burns the company’s own waste has slashed...