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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 14, 2019  

Federal lawyer tells carbon tax hearing greenhouse gases don’t have borders

The Saskatchewan government has asked the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to rule whether a federal carbon tax is constitutional.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
February 13, 2019  

‘Are provinces sovereign?:’ Saskatchewan meets Ottawa in carbon tax challenge

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 13, 2019  

Saskatchewan’s carbon tax challenge heads to court

One of four provinces without a carbon pricing plan that will be subject to Ottawa’s fuel charge.

News Government General
September 25, 2018  

Liberal MPs shoot down request to study use of notwithstanding clause

Ontario Premier Doug Ford reached for the rarely used constitutional tool in his bid to slash the size of Toronto city council.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 17, 2017  

Couillard wants to talk with premiers about constitutional document

Aim is to start a dialogue about Quebec’s place in the country, leading to the reopening of constitutional negotiations.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 15, 2016  

Suzuki’s ‘last great fight’: guarantee of environmental rights

Wants them enshrined in Canada’s Constitution so they can’t be overturned.