Big Ontario emitters may pay for pollution if standards exceeded
Critics say proposed system similar to carbon tax Ford government is opposing.
New regulations set to cost Alberta large emitters upwards of $1.2B a year
Intended to incentivize industries to reduce emissions; facilities below a set level of emissions rewarded.
Ontario’s first cap and trade auction sells out current allowances
Wynne government says the March 22 auction brought in $472 million.
Unifor wants changes to Ontario’s cap and trade bill
Canada’s largest union concerned about workers it represents among 30 of the 150 largest emitters.
Canada’s power plants: most GHG intense in NAFTA
A CEC report has found that Canada’s fossil fuel-powered generating plants average higher greenhouse gas emissions for the same amount of electricity than American or Mexican stations.