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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House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
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