Trudeau rebate bumps support for carbon pricing above 50 per cent, poll suggests
By Samantha Wright AllenNov. 1, 2018
A new Angus Reid Institute survey found 54 per cent of respondents supported the federal carbon pricing plan after last week’s announcement. That’s up from 45 per cent support in July.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters before caucus on Oct. 17. Six days later, he announced a rebate of carbon-pricing revenue directly to Canadians, which a new Angus Reid survey says appears to have 'mollified' some Canadians. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The Liberal promise to return directly to Canadians revenue from the upcoming carbon tax has shifted public opinion to give the Grits a slim edge in support and has “mollified” some opponents, according to a poll following last week’s announcement.
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