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Trudeau Talks Carbon Tax Realities

While Justin Trudeau continues to extol the virtues of putting a price on carbon pollution, his Liberal Party's preferred mechanism for doing that may not be all that different from what Stephen...
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Wynne Won't Rule Out Carbon Tax

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 part of the Ontario government's plan."That is not...
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Carbon Tax Is Not a Solution for Ontario's Economy

Ontario has dug itself into a deep financial hole. The responsible thing to do is curb government spending to balance the books. But some analysts are suggesting that Ontario should raise taxes. McGill University's Dr. Christopher Ragan has even called for a carbon tax. This is a terrible idea. The last thing cash-strapped Ontario families can bear right now is a tax on everything.
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B.C.'s Carbon Tax Takes Off

VICTORIA - British Columbia's carbon tax will soon have two new American cousins, prompting Environment Minister Mary Polak to suggest B.C.'s groundbreaking tax is helping fuel an expanding green-powe...
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B.C. Carbon Tax Here To Stay

VANCOUVER - As pundits and pollsters attempt to predict the results of British Columbia's forthcoming election, there is at least one sure bet: the province's carbon tax will survive the May 14 vote.I...
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Do You Want Your Taxes Higher, Or Higher Still?

British Columbia is officially in election mode and the parties are rolling out their campaign promises. When it comes to the tax promises of the two mainstream parties, British Columbians are confronted with a choice, as it were, between higher taxes or even higher taxes. So go ahead and pick your poison.
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B.C.'s Carbon Tax Is Here To Stay

WHISTLER, B.C. - British Columbia's Liberals still support their carbon tax.Delegates attending the party's convention in Whistler, B.C., Saturday voted overwhelmingly to reject a call to eliminate th...
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Surprise, Surprise: Northern B.C. Supports Carbon Tax

Plenty of Vancouver's latte-sipping, seawall-jogging condo dwellers support the carbon tax. But so does everyone else in British Columbia keen to secure a better future for his or her community. Not that you'd know that after listening to Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation who suggests that rural British Columbians universally loathe the province's world-leading climate policy. Bateman also rehashes the myth that carbon pricing unfairly punishes interior and northern residents, because they tend to use more energy. He is mistaken on both counts.
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Carbon Tax Fight Pits Rural B.C. vs. Vancouver

It's easy for Lower Mainlanders, blessed with multiple transit lines and mild weather, to suggest ratcheting up the carbon tax. But the tax is receiving a rough ride elsewhere. It seems the further you get away from Vancouver, the more hated the carbon tax becomes.