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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
Suzuki’s ‘last great fight’: guarantee of environmental rights
Wants them enshrined in Canada’s Constitution so they can’t be overturned.