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July 28, 2016

Canada to Introduce Plan for National Carbon Pricing

Since attending the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference in Paris, Canada’s federal and provincial governments have been in discussions about how carbon should be priced in Canada.  Some of the questions being considered include: Is each province or territory required to put a price on carbon? If so, should each province or territory have its own pricing mechanism? Will the Government of Canada create a system binding on every province or territory? Recently, federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, indicated that the Government of Canada will propose a plan for national carbon pricing in the fall.

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