Despite 74 per cent of respondents expressing support for deeper emissions reductions, only 36 per cent of respondents were in favour of the levy.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna defended the Liberals' carbon price on Aug. 26 as the federal Conservatives renewed their attacks over its impact on the cost of living after she appeared to back away from comments made in the spring that the tax would not increase beyond $50 per tonne after 2022. New data from the Digital Democracy Project study suggests most Canadians are not in favour of the price on carbon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Many Canadians rank the environment high on their list of preoccupations, but there’s little appetite for a carbon price to rein in emissions, according to a new study released Thursday.
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The number of lobbying files connected to COVID-19 has exploded in the last week, with 90 registrations for 55 organizations outlining plans to push federal officials on issues ranging from policy to funding.
In Canada, separate projects are underway that would combine phone location data with positive COVID-19 diagnoses to notify individuals about potential exposure in what their creators say are privacy-friendly ways.