Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism
Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.
CBSA launches investigations into plywood from China
Complaint alleges Canadian industry is facing an increase in the volume of the dumped and subsidized imports.
Ontario Energy Association calls for end to most hydro subsidies
Paper says most of the nearly $6 billion spent annually to cut electricity costs goes to customers who don’t need help.
$830M in BC fossil fuel subsidies in 2017-18: report [UPDATED]
Think-tank says most of the money is provided to fossil fuel producers rather than consumers.
Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies: report
Money included direct subsidies and indirect subsidies that were not clearly disclosed to taxpayer.
Review of federal fossil fuel subsidies appears to be lagging
2021 completion date would leave less than four years to hit promise of phasing out all “inefficient” subsidies by 2025.
China seeks $2.4B in penalties against US at WTO
Decision says US must use “distorted Chinese prices” to measure subsidies in case that predates Trump.
France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus Boeing dispute
Europe is bracing for possible US sanctions over the plane subsidy issue.
Manitoba wary of federal offer to help fund replacement for Greyhound buses
Greyhound announced in July that it would end service on all but one of its routes in western Canada.
Liberal government still plans to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies: McKenna
Various tax credits worth more than $3 billion a year for the search for and production of fossil fuels.
WTO panel rules against Canada in preliminary ruling in Brazilian C Series dispute
Embraer claims aviation business hurt by Bombardier receiving more than $3.7 billion in subsidies.
Electric vehicle subsidies: MEI says they’re expensive and ineffective
Subsidizing EV costs up to 29 times the carbon market price per tonne of GHGs eliminated.
Wall calls on Calgary energy companies to relocate to Sask.
Premier is offering relocation subsidies, tax breaks and royalties.
Boeing was offered illegal tax breaks in US, trade body says
WTO finds support Washington state promised to Boeing from 2024 to 2040 amounts to “prohibited” subsidies.
Maine lawmakers back duties against NS paper mill
They say Canadian paper subsidies hurt the state’s industry.