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News Government Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court

Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 27, 2020  

Little used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

Alberta Court of Appeal ruled 4-1 that the carbon tax is unconstitutional, finding the argument that climate change is a national concern strips power from the provinces.

News Energy Government General
February 27, 2020  

Pallister hints at possible carbon tax deal with federal government

Manitoba premier wants flat tax that doesn’t rise and credit for billions of dollars in debt taken on for the development of clean hydro electricity.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 25, 2020  

Alberta Appeal Court sides with Alberta on federal carbon tax

In a 4-1 decision, the court says the legislation that brought in the tax erodes provincial jurisdiction.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 21, 2020  

Manitoba carbon tax a maybe, after Pallister’s meeting with Trudeau

Premier said he’ll unveil a new green plan and discuss it with the federal government.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
January 16, 2020  

Manitoba premier Pallister plans to discuss carbon tax with Trudeau

Hoping for some flexibility, especially after poor Liberal election results on the Prairies last fall.

News General
December 19, 2019  

Alberta Appeal Court reserves ruling in federal carbon tax challenge

After three days of submissions, court said it would issue a ruling as soon as it’s able.

News Energy Government General
December 16, 2019  

‘You can call anything a national concern:’ Alberta questions federal carbon tax

Ottawa argues that authorization for the tax comes under the Constitution’s peace, order and good government clause.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 27, 2019  

Too late for a carbon tax, says former Ontario Liberal environment minister

Glenn Murray says carbon taxes will take too long to work, given how quickly the planet is warming.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 31, 2019  

Ontario argues carbon tax stickers help ‘further’ free expression

Canadian Civil Liberties Association is challenging the law, saying it violates free speech provisions.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

Cash for coal workers part of Saskatchewan’s fall agenda

Government expects about 1,300 workers will be affected by the shutdown of coal plants by 2030.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
September 10, 2019  

BC greenhouse gas emissions near 2007 levels despite carbon tax

Data does not include results from the CleanBC climate plan that set targets of buildings.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 29, 2019  

Ford government files carbon tax challenge with top court

Province argues that Ontario’s Court of Appeal was wrong to find the carbon price was constitutional.

News Energy General
August 14, 2019  

Prairie provinces have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps

Ontario has set Aug. 30 as a deadline for stations to have the stickers posted or face fines of up to $10,000 a day.

News Government General
August 6, 2019  

Ottawa opposing Saskatchewan’s move to have top court delay carbon tax case

Saskatchewan recently applied to have the top court push back its December hearing in order to better co-ordinate its challenge with ones from other provinces.

News Government General
July 9, 2019  

‘Back to zero’: Canada’s premiers gather in Saskatoon, but none are women

Last time Canada was without any woman as premier was between November 2002 and November 2008.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

PEI, Quebec intervene in Saskatchewan’s legal challenge of carbon tax

Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and BC have also filed notices of intervention in the province’s appeal.

Insight Government Manufacturing Sustainability
July 8, 2019  

How Canada can tax carbon efficiently

Carbon tax should replace other, less efficient policies with the same objective and be offset by cuts in other taxes.

News Government General
June 27, 2019  

Provinces, feds meet to find path to better plastics recycling plan

Canada only recycles about 9% of the plastic it produces.

News General
June 27, 2019  

Ontario’s top court to rule on constitutionality of federal carbon tax

Doug Ford said if carbon tax opponents lose in the courts, they will win at the ballot box in October, as Andrew Scheer has promised to scrap the tax.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2019  

Ontario wants anti carbon tax gas pump stickers displayed by Aug. 30

Enforcement plans could include an education campaign, written warnings, compliance orders and charges.

News Government General
May 30, 2019  

Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money

$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills, but the CFIB says that’s not enough.

News Energy Government General
May 23, 2019  

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta’s greenhouse gas levy as of May 30.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 21, 2019  

Carbon tax on agenda in upcoming Alberta legislature session

Kenney has appointed a panel to come up with ways to reduce spending in the budget this fall.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
May 14, 2019  

Kenney says provincial carbon tax will die May 30

Ending the tax would open the door to the federal government imposing its tax.

News General
May 6, 2019  

Environmentalists welcome Sask. carbon ruling that affirms federal climate

The issue is likely to wind up before the Supreme Court.

News Government General
May 6, 2019  

Federal carbon tax ruled constitutional; Ottawa pressures premiers to get on board

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled in a split decision.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 26, 2019  

Ontario Chamber asks government to abandon gas pump sticker plan

Seen as political and a violation of gas station owners’ rights.

News Energy General
April 25, 2019  

Manitoba files separate court action over federal carbon tax, seeks review

Decisions are already pending in the court challenges by Ontario and Saskatchewan, but Manitoba says its case has some unique characteristics.

News Government General
April 17, 2019  

Kenney’s premiership to pose challenges, opportunities for Trudeau

Kenney could be a foil for Trudeau in the months to come.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2019  

Kenney says Bill 1 will repeal the carbon tax; swearing in set for April 30

He plans to recall the legislature in the third week of May.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2019  

Ford government mandating carbon tax stickers for gas pumps [UPDATED]

They’ll say the tax will add more than 11 cents per litre to the price of gas by 2022.