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Carbon pricing is an essential step in the fight against climate change; it reduces pollution and spurs economic innovation.   With the recent announcement by the federal government, carbon pricing will be applied in all the provinces that do not already have a system in place. Here’s a Q&A to help you understand the importance of carbon pricing in the...
Actualité - 1 November 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Carbon tax, Climate change, Greenhouse gases
  Ottawa, January 15, 2018 – Earlier today, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau released a draft bill that will eventually see the federal mechanism on carbon pricing implemented at the national level. The price per tonne of carbon will be set at $20 beginning in 2019.
Communiqué - 15 January 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Carbon tax
Ottawa May 18, 2017 - Federal environment minister Catherine McKenna introduced today a discussion paper outlining the federal option to carbon pricing in Canada. A pan-canadian carbon price, with a wide coverage of emission sources and increasing in price over time is a critical element of the pan-canadian framework on clean growth and climate change announced last December.
Communiqué - 18 May 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Carbon tax
Article published in Policy Options on February 28, 2017. A text by Erin Flanagan, Pembina Institute and Philip Gass, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Actualité - 8 March 2017 - Tag : Carbon tax, Choix collectifs, Coal, Ontario, Smog
  Ottawa, ON – Today, four prominent Canadian environmental groups released a study that shows how billions of taxpayer dollars in federal and provincial subsidies for oil and gas companies greatly undermine climate action in Canada.
Communiqué - 15 November 2016 - Tag : Carbon tax, Climate change, subsidies
Quebec public transit is a victim of its own success, says TRANSIT,* a provincial transit advocacy group. According to the group, our public transit systems don't have the money they need to respond to the growing demand for their services.