national carbon tax

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Ottawa must be transparent about real cost of carbon tax

According to the PBO, 60 per cent of households in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will pay more in carbon taxes than what they receive in rebates.


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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.