Environment

Use of carbon tax revenues hold key to ensuring new price doesn’t hinder growth: Economist

'The entire economic discussion is around how you recycle' the proceeds of the carbon price, says economist Craig Alexander.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in October announced plans to institute a national minimum price on carbon beginning in 2018. Experts say the success of any pricing scheme in reducing emissions without harming growth rests on how the funds collected from the fee are spent. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 20, 2017 12:45 PM

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