Climate targets are irrelevant when determining whether a carbon tax is good policy.
The Trudeau government’s plan includes a target of $170 per tonne.
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.
Revenue-neutrality for governments will require other taxes to go up, not down.
We’re experiencing a “supply shock,” essentially a reduction in the economy’s capacity to make goods and services.
In 2017, Canada was responsible for only 1.7 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions.