Business comes up short on the rebates and the policy will likely come up short on emissions reduction.
Ontario’s challenge to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is about which level of government has the power to deal with the climate change problem.
Studies of BC and other jurisdictions show carbon taxes cut emissions.
Study predicts quadrupling of flooding along the Halifax waterfront as sea levels rise 20 centimetres by mid century.
Neither Liberal nor Conservative governments have hit their own targets to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
Federal government says a family of four in Ontario would get $307 this year.
United Nations suggests Canada needs to cut emissions more to prevent the worst climate-change impacts.
$20 a tonne this year, set to increase by $10 annually until it reaches $50 a tonne in April 2022.
In many western industrialized countries, only about 40 per cent of disaster damages are insured.
Task force lays out 10 broad recommendations to help workers prepare for a future without coal.
The province is challenging the federal government’s ability to levy such a charge.
Radio ads will air in the four provinces where the federal government is imposing a carbon tax.
Candidates are pushing for stronger climate action, concerned about increased emissions from liquefied natural gas project.
Spokesman says the federal government has never done a proper climate review of the Trans Mountain project.
Says it would kill jobs and hurt productivity; warning signs of difficult economic times ahead.