national carbon tax

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Here’s what the Trudeau government won’t tell you about its $170 carbon tax

Cutting emissions by 25 per cent would impose a permanent cost of about 2.0 per cent of GDP.


1:54PM
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A new twist on the carbon tax?

The plan includes a “carbon price” between $20 per tonne and $50 per tonne on fuels.


12:33PM
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Trudeau carbon tax will cost—not benefit—families

A tax on businesses is paid by people who own the businesses.


11:01AM
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Carbon leakage—the Whac-A-Mole effect

A $50 per tonne carbon tax is not enough to significantly change consumer behaviour such as gasoline consumption.


9:26AM
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Canada’s carbon tax hampers key industries, may spur ‘carbon leakage’

Canadians will pay a price for our reduced competitiveness—in the form of lower employment and/or investment.


2:28PM
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One good thing about the carbon tax

We don’t have a lot in economics, but we do have prices and the price system.


10:39AM
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Federal carbon tax falls well short of textbook design

The federal carbon tax will reach $50 per tonne in 2022.


1:49PM
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Concerns remain as federal carbon tax takes effect

The federal government’s carbon tax comes into effect today, but what will it accomplish?