carbon pricing

Economists say NDP plan to hike tax on heavy emitters would cost Canadian jobs | Toronto Star

Published: 1Sep2021

August 31, 2021 | The NDP has pledged to close loopholes in Canada's carbon pricing regime that provide a discount to industrial polluters. Some economists, including Max Bell School director Chris...

Climate change and the election: Compare party platforms | CBC News

Published: 21Sep2021

September 12, 2021 | The 44th federal election campaign is over, and the Liberals have clung to their plurality of seats in the House of Commons, setting them up to form another minority government...

Battling climate change in Canada: Experts examine the major parties' climate plans | The Current

Published: 21Sep2021

August 23, 2021 | When voters went to the polls in the recent federal election, climate change was front of mind for many. For the first time, all major parties had credible plans to reduce...

Higgs income tax cut signals a shift in Conservative carbon policy, say economists | CBC News

Published: 17May2021

May 27, 2021 | In this article by CBC News, Max Bell School professor Ken Boessenkool expresses support for the burgeoning conservative movement to translate carbon pricing revenues into lower...

Chris Ragan on the Conservative's Climate Plan | CBC Power & Politics

Published: 16Apr2021

15 April, 2021 | In this panel conversation, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan shares his thoughts on the Conservative's newly revealed climate plan in a conversation with the Globe and Mail's...

The Liberals need to have faith that their carbon tax will do its job | The Line

Published: 12Jan2021

In this article for The Line newsletter, Max Bell School Professor Ken Boessenkool and Director Chris Ragan argue that the government should have more confidence in the newly increased carbon tax...

Why doctors argue ‘carbon pricing’ can ‘cure’ climate change | Global News

Published: 4Jul2019

June 30, 2019 | For doctors across Canada, the evidence at the bedside is increasingly hard to ignore: climate change poses a serious health risk. Chris Ragan, Director of the Max Bell School of...

Canada should quadruple carbon tax to meet 2030 targets, commission says | The Globe and Mail

Published: 27Nov2019

November 27, 2019 | The Ecofiscal Commission's latest report says that if Canada were to meet its 2030 targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions through carbon pricing, it must more than quadruple...

Canada needs carbon tax of $210 a tonne by 2030 to meet Paris targets, report says | National Post

Published: 27Nov2019

November 27, 2019 | The Ecofiscal Commission says Canada will either have to raise carbon prices to $210 per tonne or adopt more expensive policies funded by higher income taxes to meet its 2030...

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