Rural leaders need to step up and scream that the burden cannot fall on those who are most vulnerable to carbon taxes—rural families and agriculture.
Conservative Agriculture critic David Anderson says that 'the success of agriculture in Canada depends on trade,' but that 'balancing Canadian agriculture interests will be a challenge.' The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
There is an old saying, “There is no time like the present.” Agriculture lives that out on a daily basis.
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To encourage more investment in green technology, the plan also pitches a $340-million 'green patent credit' aimed at prodding companies to spend more on research and develop their products for market.
The prime minister said construction on the pipeline is scheduled to begin this summer. He was less clear about whether more pipelines will be needed, or how the government will recover the cost of the Trans Mountain.
The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
The risk for Andrew Scheer is that the Liberals will try to connect Doug Ford to Andrew Scheer and then try to connect that to hidden agenda, that’s not flattering to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives,’ says Nik Nanos.