Improve Carbon Tax, Don’t Reject It

The Fraser Institute’s Matthew Lau acknowledges in his February 9 Toronto Sun column (“Canadians should reject Trudeau-style carbon taxes”) that there is a strong case to be made for taxing carbon emissions.  We couldn’t agree more. From economists to oil company executives, there’s broad agreement that carbon pricing is the most cost-effective way to reduce

The story behind the SK court case

Today Saskatchewan’s court hearings on carbon pricing are set to begin. Here’s what you need to know. Saskatchewan’s Premier Scott Moe promised voters that he would do everything in his power to scrap Saskatchewan’s carbon pricing legislation. Today, he has brought his case to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, arguing that the federal backstop price

Why a carbon tax won’t cause a recession

Published on Maclean’s Opinion: Doug Ford insists the federal price on carbon is a Liberal tax grab that will inflict serious economic hardship. But none of that is true. Mark Cameron is Executive Director and Michael Bernstein is Senior Vice-President of Canadians for Clean Prosperity. Ontario Premier Doug Ford chose a luncheon at the Economic

Ontario’s Climate Plan: A Start But Not Enough

Canadians for Clean Prosperity welcomes the introduction of the Ontario government’s new environment and climate plan, however we feel that it falls far short of what is required to address this serious challenge. Minister Phillips set a target to reduce emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030, or 143 megatonnes. This is a significantly

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