Canada Carbon Tax

Trudeau Says Canadians Should Judge Him On Climate Plan In 2019

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Politics

PM says climate change debate is over.

PM Claims Victory Over Climate Plan Without All Provinces On Board

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada Politics

B.C. signed on to the plan after some resistance.

WTF: Oil Industry Tried To Ask Feds For Carbon Tax Revenue

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Business

"Any pricing mechanism implemented should contribute to a vibrant and competitive oil and gas sector."

Alberta Carbon Tax Will Have Little Effect On Oilsands: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Business

Oil prices and market access are bigger factors.

Lighter Touch Could Make Trudeau Climate Plan Easier To Swallow

Geoff Stiles | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Politics
Geoff Stiles

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to pull back from his confrontational approach to negotiating a climate change agreement with the provinces. Instead of using the threat of unilaterally ratifying the Paris Agreement as a blunt instrument, the government should come up with a new plan involving proportionality.

Wall Condemns Trudeau's National Carbon Tax As Sign Of 'Betrayal'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It's not a good day for federal-provincial relations."

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."

Feds Ready To Impose Carbon Price On Provinces: McKenna

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Sticking with Conservative government's targets.

Brad Wall Could Challenge Federal Carbon Tax On Crown Corps

CP | Andy Blatchford | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Alberta

Experts say he could challenge the decision.

Alberta Carbon Prices Will Be The Highest In Canada By 2020: Study

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Alberta

The study looked at price and coverage.

Wall Says Sask. Will Play 'Constructive Role' In Climate Talks

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We'll have a good day.''

Feds Willing To Impose Carbon Price If Premiers Fail To Reach Deal

CBC | Posted 03.04.2017 | Canada Politics

Putting a price tag on pollution would pit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government against some provincial premiers who see the move as another blow to an enfeebled economy.

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."

Oliver: Squabbles Over Energy Will Hold Canada Back

CBC | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he is concerned that divisions within Canada over the energy sector will eventually hold back the country’s growth....

Did You Think About All These Different Way Carbon Tax Would Affect You?

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

Do you like meat? Sorry, expect the price of your meat to go up more than other foods that produce less greenhouse gas emissions (that also will apply to your pet food, by the way). Do you like fashionable clothing and buy new clothes annually? Expect the price of those new threads to increase under the new carbon price.

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...

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...

Redford's Stance On A Carbon Tax

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Amidst rising rhetoric over the Keystone XL pipeline, Alberta Premier Alison Redford clarified Tuesday that she isn't urging the federal go...

Tories Choosing Politics Over Reason For Carbon Policies?

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has politicized its policy options at a time when harmonized federal and provincial carbon policies are needed to...

Another Emission

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Environment Minister Peter Kent is attempting to put some heft behind the Conservatives' climate-change talking points that have driven Parli...

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...

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.

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...