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.
The Saskatchewan government has asked the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to rule whether a federal carbon tax is constitutional.
Ottawa’s legal position is that climate change is a national concern and the federal government has the power to impose a carbon tax under the Constitution.
One of four provinces without a carbon pricing plan that will be subject to Ottawa’s fuel charge.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford reached for the rarely used constitutional tool in his bid to slash the size of Toronto city council.
Aim is to start a dialogue about Quebec’s place in the country, leading to the reopening of constitutional negotiations.
Wants them enshrined in Canada’s Constitution so they can’t be overturned.