Study assumes the new carbon tax will shift the tax burden from households to businesses without putting businesses at a competitive disadvantage.
BC carbon tax
The theoretical or “ideal” carbon-pricing system has never been implemented.
In Ontario, the government expects to rake in $2 billion per year through its cap-and-trade program.
Like all taxes, a carbon tax imposes its own burdens and amplifies the economic costs of all other taxes in the economy.
Subsidizing wind, solar or other alternative energies distorts the energy market.
A new Angus Reid poll suggests that the more people learn about carbon pricing the less they like such schemes.
The NDP-Green agreement calls for a 67 per cent increase in B.C.’s carbon tax.
Both the NDP and Greens oppose the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.