To encourage more investment in green technology, the plan also pitches a $340-million 'green patent credit' aimed at prodding companies to spend more on research and develop their products for market.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has embraced Canada's commitment in the Paris accord, but the party's plan is silent on how quickly it intends to close the emissions gap that the country is on track to hit. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Conservatives say Canada’s path to achieving the Paris targets will hinge in large part on the development of green technology, not taxes.
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Conservative MPs and strategists agree that appointing former Harper cabinet minister John Baird to lead the election post-mortem is the right call. 'He does not hold any punches,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.