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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Even as the commission said the regulator should have the power to impose fines or administrative penalties as a deterrent against a pattern of non-compliance, it warned against Germany’s 'reactive' approach.
NDP MP Richard Cannings says with global demand for oil trending down—a trend set to accelerate if needed climate policies are pursued—it ‘calls into question the whole viability’ of the multibillion-dollar project.
The Jan. 18 online meeting was a regular monthly meeting aimed to update MPs and riding volunteers about 'party’s tools and resources to stay connected with Canadians in virtual ways that respect public health guidelines,' says Braeden Caley, senior director, communication with the Liberal Party