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Liberals to move ‘quickly’ after Alberta chops carbon pricing, says McKenna

By Aidan Chamandy      

In a wide-ranging interview, the environment minister also says she hopes Japan will respond to outreach efforts and sign on to the Ocean Plastics Charter at this month’s G20 summit.

Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna wouldn't provide an exact timeline on how the federal government will implement the carbon tax on Alberta, but said she will have more to say in the coming weeks Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As Alberta’s carbon tax is on the chopping block, Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna wouldn’t provide a specific timeline for implementing the federal backstop in Alberta, but said the government will “move as quickly as possible” and that she’ll have “more to say in the coming weeks.”

Aidan Chamandy

Aidan Chamandy is a reporter covering federal policy and parties for The Hill Times.
- achamandy@hilltimes.com


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