The time is right for the Canada Revenue Agency to invest in technology that would make the carbon rebate a direct payment.
On the road to a net zero economy, carbon pricing is a steering wheel, not a brake.
The federal government is rightly focussed on helping Canadians through the COVID-19 crisis.
Michael Bernstein, executive director of Clean Prosperity, made the following statement regarding the increase of the carbon tax and rebate to $30/ton.
Can Conservatives win the next election without a real climate plan? Not likely, according to the results of a new Clean Prosperity/Leger poll.
Statement by Michael Bernstein, Executive Director of Clean Prosperity, on the 2050 Target announced by the Liberal Party
“The Liberal Party of Canada’s announcement that they intend to reach a net-zero emissions economy by 2050 is a big deal. For the first time in Canada, we now have have a climate target from one of the two leading parties that, if met, would ensure we’re doing our part to avoid the worst impacts
The Federal Cabinet announced Tuesday that it has approved the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Vancouver that would add 590,000 barrels of daily shipping capacity, a 15 per cent boost to Western Canada’s current 4 million. The project would still need to get local building permits, as well as overcome some
For Immediate Release – Clean Prosperity Response to PBO Report on Carbon Taxes: A Higher Carbon Tax Means a Higher Rebate Today, Canada’s parliamentary budget watchdog said a higher price on carbon will be needed if Canada is to meet its Paris Agreement targets for greenhouse-gas emissions. The report said the price on carbon pollution will need
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
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
For almost a decade, many Canadian conservatives have shied away from the idea of putting a price on carbon, deeming it an unnecessary “tax on everything.” But with a large majority of the Canadian population supporting some form of carbon pricing, and carbon pricing regimes in place or under consideration in provinces with over 80%
The Business Council of Canada endorsed carbon pricing almost a decade ago, in a 2007 policy declaration titled “Clean Growth: Building a Canadian Environmental Superpower”. A year later, British Columbia introduced its groundbreaking carbon tax – the first such scheme in Canada and one of the first anywhere in the world. The rationale behind our