Due to the higher tax, the province will lose an estimated 30,544 jobs by 2030.
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The court concluded that Ottawa can't encroach upon provincial jurisdiction merely by citing climate change as a national concern.
In 2017, Canada was responsible for only 1.7 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions.
Governments could facilitate the use of natural gas to replace diesel fuel and gasoline.
Washington State voters rejected a proposed US$15 per tonne carbon tax.
If Prime Minister Trudeau has his way, carbon taxes will rise to $50/tonne of emissions by 2022.
Conventional energy can be made “clean” with existing technologies, even coal power plants.
The Notley government raised corporate income taxes by about 20 per cent.
In Ontario, the government expects to rake in $2 billion per year through its cap-and-trade program.