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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.