Ross McKitrick is a Canadian economist specializing in environmental economics and policy analysis. He's a professor of economics at the University of Guelph, and a senior fellow of the Fraser Institute.
Ottawa is simply layering a carbon tax on top of a pre-existing and very inefficient mix of regulations.
Rates for industry are among highest in North America, thanks to a series of bad policy decisions.
High electricity prices are responsible for 75,000 manufacturing job losses.