'What we’re looking at is creating an incentive for the introduction of a new fuel stream that, from a commercial perspective, does not exist,' says Massimo Bergamini of the National Airlines Council of Canada.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is facing calls from the aviation sector to apply an exemption from the carbon tax. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
As Ottawa prepares to roll out proposed regulations for its clean fuel standard, aviation stakeholders have been urging the government to adopt a policy carveout for the sector to create the necessary incentives to encourage uptake of biojet fuel.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.