Ottawa raised $2.6 billion in revenue while only $1.97 billion—or 76 per cent—was rebated to households.
The introduction of carbon-pricing should trigger the repeal of emissions-related regulations.
So-called "trade-exposed” industries are the least able to pass on higher costs to consumers.
Canadians will pay a price for our reduced competitiveness—in the form of lower employment and/or investment.
The federal carbon tax imposes a levy on sales of most combustible fuels.
Ottawa has layered its carbon tax on top of many existing supports for other forms of energy.
Canada’s contribution of greenhouse gases comprises only 1.6 per cent of global emissions.