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These provinces led in economic growth. They also price carbon pollution

By Julia-Maria Becker , Maximilian Kniewasser       

Four provinces outperformed the rest, all while pricing carbon pollution.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada's premiers announced an agreement to put a price on carbon on Dec. 9, 2016. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
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Opponents of carbon pollution pricing have had a busy year, incessantly warning of the severe economic damage such policies will purportedly cause. Thankfully, proponents of clean growth have had a busy year too. Alberta wrapped up its consultation process on output-based allocations for large industrial emitters, Manitoba and Nova Scotia announced new carbon pricing systems, and the federal government took steps to implement a pan-Canadian backstop for carbon pricing. Beyond all the bluster, what does the evidence say about the relationship between

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