$50 million of the total set aside for Indigenous communities, SMEs, non-profits and small municipalities.
Report warns trillions of dollars in investment needed to green Canada’s economy.
The EPA extended compliance deadlines by a year in June.
Project will help companies take advantage of provincial government incentives to upgrade heating, cooling and lighting.
First in a list of investment criteria was technologies with potential to reduce GHG emissions by at least a half gigaton.
Concession part of negotiations to new equivalency agreement recognizing the work the province has done to reduce GHGs.
President-elect has promised to pull the US from the Paris climate change deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Ontario Liberals predict cap-and-trade will add about $5 a month to heating bills, four cents per litre to gas prices.
The provinces have two options: impose their own price on carbon or set up a cap and trade system.
Province sticks to original timeline to reduce GHG emissions by 80% of 2007 levels by 2050.
Fraser Institute study estimates $250 billion in lost production from 2025 to 2040.
Ecofiscal report says its new, broader carbon tax at $23.40 will eclipse BC in four years.
Threat or opportunity?
Prime Minister Trudeau commits to meeting with premiers within three months to hammer out Canada’s emission targets.
Will also be linked to California, under the Western Climate Initiative.