How does carbon pricing actually work to lower emissions? With our explainer video, you’ll be an expert on this keystone piece of Canadian climate policy in less than three minutes.
On the road to a net zero economy, carbon pricing is a steering wheel, not a brake.
View Report Summary THE SCHEER PLAN REPORT: Q&A On July 10, Clean Prosperity and EnviroEconomics released a report that assessed Andrew Scheer’s Climate Plan and the impact it would have on households and the environment. Here are a few questions we thought you might have about that report, along with our answers to them. Why did you do this
This week, the Parliamentary Budget Office released a report on how much revenue the federal carbon price would generate and how that would impact households and businesses. While the PBO correctly showed that the bulk of the revenue raised would come from the fuel levy, rather than industry, all the money from this levy is going directly
On Monday, Ontario, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will officially have a price on carbon. The carbon price will be implemented under the “federal government backstop” and will mean that Canada will now have a form of carbon pricing in every province and territory. Carbon pricing has received a lot of attention in recent years
Canadians across the country are beginning to file their taxes in anticipation of April’s deadline. This year, residents of Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan can claim an additional rebate. The rebate was designed by the Federal Government to help residents of those provinces adjust to increased costs and make choices that save them money
Federal Carbon Price System 90% Revenue Neutral – Small Business Tax Cut Could Make it 100% OTTAWA – Canadians for Clean Prosperity welcomed the announcement that 90% of revenues raised from fuel charges under the federal government’s backstop carbon price will be returned directly to households. “This system comes close to the recommendation made by
Canadians for Clean Prosperity released a study today showing that the vast majority of households, regardless of income level, would receive more money in the form of carbon dividend cheques than they would pay in carbon taxes, should the federal government implement carbon dividends as its “backstop” starting in 2019. Read the report
Almost Half of Ontarians Support Carbon Pricing, Even if Costs Go Up Toronto, ON, February 27th, 2018 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by Forum Research, on behalf of Canadians for Clean Prosperity, amongst 1005 Ontario voters, Almost half (TOP2: 46%) of Ontarians supports having a price on carbon emissions, even if
A new poll from Forum Research shows that crucial Tory-leaning voters — the people the party most needs to reach and to get on board before the June 7 election — are looking for a party that has a credible plan to address climate change. The poll, conducted on behalf of Canadians for Clean Prosperity
Last week’s G20 summit revealed that when it comes to action on climate change, the United States under the Trump Administration is isolated from the rest of the world.While the G20 final communiqué said that other leaders “take note” of the U.S. decision not to implement the Paris climate agreement, the other 19 leaders stated
Developing an effective national climate strategy that won’t damage our economy is one of the most important challenges our new government is faced with. Canada can become a leader on the climate without hurting our economy but only if our competitiveness is protected. 1. Ensure a minimum national carbon price of $30 per tonne starting