If the effects of climate change on our planet don't concern you, the impacts on our economy should.
Where Ford once found himself boxed into an anti-carbon-tax corner, he's now been liberated by the Supreme Court. Now he has an opportunity to develop a climate policy that is popular with the public.
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 first time I heard the phrase "carbon tax," I admit that I was confused. I had a sense this was a policy to help protect the environment, but I couldn’t have told you anything beyond that.
If we play our cards right, Canada can create good jobs, clean growth, and prosperity for Canadians in the low-carbon society of the future.
Originally published by the Toronto Star Maple Leaf Foods recently announced it’ll be adding a jazzy new label to its packaging: a seal that declares its products carbon zero. It’s PR to be sure, part of an announcement proclaiming them the first major food producer to be carbon neutral, but it’s also in line with a sustainability
Now that Joe Biden has been declared president-elect of the United States, it’s time to start preparing for the impact that his climate plan could have on Canada.
Last week, dozens of U.K. Conservative MPs urged their government to adopt even more ambitious climate goals in order to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. It's a commitment to climate action that could inspire Conservatives in this country, as well.
Now that Doug Ford's carbon tax stickers have been ruled unconstitutional, one wonders if the Ontario premier is starting to see that a court loss can actually be a victory in disguise.
The time is right for the Canada Revenue Agency to invest in technology that would make the carbon rebate a direct payment.