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Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Chris Ragan on Carbon Tax

Published: 3 April 2024

The Federal Government of Canada has increased the federal carbon tax from $65 a tonne to $80 as of April 1, 2024. Christopher Ragan joins several news outlets below sharing his expertise....

Chris Ragan: Carbon pricing is a national dumpster fire

22 Mar 2024

The political games being played don’t serve the country. They actively undermine the well-being of Canadians.

Is a price on carbon the right tool to address climate change? | iHeartRadio

Published: 14 March 2024

March 13, 2024 | Is carbon pricing the most effective tool to address climate change issues? The news recording talked about the opposition to the climate tax rebate in recent years and the...

Carbon-Pricing Exemptions Are the Wrong Way to Keep Energy Affordable | National Newswatch

Published: 17 October 2023

October 17, 2023 | The federal government is under pressure to carve out exemptions to its carbon pricing system, particularly for rural home-heating fuel in Atlantic Canada. Keeping essentials...

A Review of Québec’s Cap-and-Trade System

Published: 10 February 2022

In the summer of 2021, Max Bell School Master of Public Policy candidates Danielle Appavoo, Mariel Aramburu, Ricardo Chejfec, and Anil Wasif responded to a call to the academic community from...

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

Published: 1 September 2021

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: 21 September 2021

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: 21 September 2021

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: 17 May 2021

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...

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