Carbon Tax Canada

Brad Wall Looks At Legal Options On Federal Carbon Tax Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

The federal plan calls for a $10-per-tonne tax starting in 2018 and increasing to $50 per tonne by 2022.

Notley Says 'No' To Trudeau's Climate Change Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Our province's economic interests should not be held hostage by politicians in Ottawa."

Debate Over Liberal Climate Strategy Oddly Reminiscent Of 2008

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Only the players have changed.

B.C.'s Carbon Tax Needs A Hike: Businesses

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The tax is currently under a four-year freeze.

Brad Wall Pushes Against Carbon Tax Ahead Of Climate Meeting

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Alberta

Wall is increasingly the voice of "small-c conservative arguments."

Carbon Tax Would 'Kneecap' Struggling Economy: Wall

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2017 | Canada Alberta

"Let's focus on technology that'll actually clean up things."

Why Big Oil Pushing For A Carbon Tax

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY — It may seem odd to hear Big Oil tout a policy that would make it costlier to do business. But experts say recent calls for a carbon tax...

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Why The Oilsands Aren't Sweating Harper's G7 Pledge On Carbon | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Business

Stephen Harper’s G7 commitment to a no-carbon economy by the end of the century isn’t about to cause mass disruption in the oilsands because the i...

Forget The Feds, Provinces Should Put Price On Carbon: Think-Tank

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The least costly, most efficient and effective way to reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions is by putting a price on carbon — and the pr...

How To Wean Canada Off Fossil Fuels

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Business

Dozens of Canada's top scholars are urging a sweeping remake of how the country produces and uses its energy in a necessary effort to wean itself off ...

Wynne Won't Rule Out Carbon Tax

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne opened the door open Wednesday to a new tax to combat climate change, just months after saying a carbon tax was not p...

Canada Needs Carbon Tax If It Wants Keystone Approved: Wall

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2014 | 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, parliame...

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...