Carbon tax keeps Liberals ahead

Keeping Harper's targets is not the same as sticking with the Conservatives' climate change plan. By maintaining the existing targets, Trudeau's Liberals maximize the chances that the transition to a national price on carbon (complete with an escalator clause) is relatively seamless.

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured in a Hill scrum. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By CHANTAL HÉBERT

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 12:00 AM

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