To safeguard jobs and ensure that our carbon pricing helps to reduce global emissions, we should adjust the carbon levy at the border, writes Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced how the rebate system will work for provinces that don't have a carbon-pricing plan in place. Ottawa should consider using its constitutional jurisdiction over international trade to implement carbon-border adjustments, writes Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Ottawa recently unveiled climate rebates for residents of provinces subject to the federal carbon tax.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.