Baloney Meter: Will carbon tax 'siphon' $2.5 billion from Saskatchewan? - CTV News

OTTAWA -- "The carbon tax will siphon over $2.5 billion from Saskatchewan's economy when fully implemented and make our province a less competitive place to do business." -- Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, responding to Prime Minister Justin ...

Lessons For The US From Canada's Ambitious Carbon Tax Plan - Forbes

Earlier this week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped a bombshell: He'll require every province to adopt either a carbon tax or develop a carbon trading system by 2018. Polluters in those that don't would be hit by a gradually increasing ...

Canada Sets the Trend on Climate - Bloomberg

Canada is an unlikely model for climate-change policy. As things stand, it's a long way from keeping the promise it made as part of the Paris agreement to sharply cut carbon emissions. But its government is now proposing to make this right -- and with ...

Climate change debate turns to how it will affect Justin Trudeau and Lisa Raitt's loved ones - CBC.ca

In the midst of offering his assurances about carbon pricing, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slipped, and the T-word passed his lips. "What we are also guaranteeing," he said, midway through his second response in the House on Wednesday, "is that this ...

Kelly McParland: Trudeau's carbon plan means Canadians will pay more for a tax that will have very little impact - National Post

My personal view on climate change, not that anyone should care much, is this: I have no idea. It seems logical that thousands of years of human habitation, and especially 200 years of intense industrial activity, would have a measurable impact on the ...

The challenges ahead for Liberals' carbon plan - The Globe and Mail

Andrew Leach is an economist and associate professor at the Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta. He served as chair of Alberta's climate leadership advisory panel. Prime Minister Trudeau has announced a national price on greenhouse gas ...

When it comes to climate, is Trudeau any different than the old boss? - rabble.ca (blog)

The fresh new face Canada showed the world at the Paris COP21 climate meetings held out hope for many Canadian climate activists that a national course change was in the works. In its less than a decade in power, the Harper government extinguished ...

Andrew Scheer aligns with Brad Wall on carbon pricing, slams Ralph Goodale - CBC.ca

Echoing the words of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, federal Conservative MP Andrew Scheer, who is in the running to lead the federal Conservatives, criticized the Liberal government for insisting that provinces will need to implement a carbon pricing ...

Federal Conservative environment critic points to BC's revenue-neutral carbon tax as 'right thing' - National Post

OTTAWA – The Conservatives' environment critic says British Columbia “did the right thing” by adopting a revenue-neutral carbon tax, although he doesn't necessarily believe it's the right environmental policy and says the party is leaving lots of ...

Carbon levy will have little impact on investment in Alberta - Edmonton Sun

Andrew Leach, a professor at the University of Alberta's Alberta School of Business. ED KAISER / POSTMEDIA. Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. A new carbon levy alone won't stop Alberta from competing for ...

Trudeau Accidentally References Carbon 'Tax,' To Endless Delight Of Tories - Huffington Post Canada

In question period Wednesday, Trudeau diverged briefly from his preferred lingo when discussing his government's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — “carbon pricing” — and instead called it a tax. justin trudeau. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Tories give Trudeau Liberals ultimatum over carbon tax plan - News1130

OTTAWA, ON. (NEWS 1130) – The official federal opposition says it can't support the Liberal government motion on the Paris Climate agreement unless the Trudeau government changes its carbon price plan. Several provinces are angry they are being ...

Alberta needs to gain leverage from federal carbon tax - Troy Media

alberta carbon tax RED DEER, Alta. Oct. 5, 2016/Troy Media – Only the delusional and the twisted – freemen, those outfitted with tinfoil hats and Donald Trump – truly believe taxes can be avoided. The rest of us are well aware that author Daniel Defoe ...

Carbon tax divides nation: Trudeau announcement sparks walkouts, ultimatums - CanadianManufacturing.com

Justin Trudeau announced the national carbon tax in the House of Commons in earlier this week. PHOTO: Government of Canada. CALGARY—The field is set and the players are setting up their camps. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to his feet in the ...

Trudeau's carbon price is too low to do the job: Walkom - Toronto Star

The Liberal climate-change scheme is sly politics but on its own, won't do much. An oilfield worker walks past the Statoil oil sands facility near Conklin, Alberta, in this 2011 file photo. The oil sands are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions.

Canada's new carbon tax: Too much government meddling, or not enough? - Christian Science Monitor

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced a carbon tax Monday. The tax, which goes into force in 2018, will apply to all provinces that have not implemented their own carbon pricing scheme by that time.

Brad Wall, Justin Trudeau Duke It Out Over Carbon Tax On Twitter - Huffington Post Canada

OTTAWA — Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took their disagreement over a carbon tax to social media Tuesday. “During last elxn Trudeau said he would not impose carbon tax plan on provs. I supported that policy.

Trudeau flexes his muscle with provinces - The Globe and Mail

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's plan to impose, if necessary, a national carbon-price plan while giving the green light to a huge liquefied natural-gas project in British Columbia follows a time-honoured Liberal tradition. Everything is still left ...

Will Ottawa's plan for a national carbon price work? - Macleans.ca

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna scrums with media in Ottawa on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Matthew Usherwood/CP). On Monday the federal government announced it would put a national price on carbon emissions—at $10 ...

Premiers draw battle lines as Trudeau seeks support for carbon-pricing plan - The Globe and Mail

Key provincial premiers dug in their heels over the Liberal government's carbon-pricing plan on Tuesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began seeking support among other provinces for his approach to fighting climate change. Nova Scotia Premier ...