Ontario formally launches lawsuit against federal carbon price « Carbon Pulse

Ontario formally launches lawsuit against federal carbon price

Published 19:14 on August 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:30 on August 2, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Ontario government on Thursday announced its legal challenge to the constitutionality of the federal government’s ‘backstop’ carbon pricing scheme, making good on another of Premier Doug Ford’s campaign promises and setting up a courtroom battle over Ottawa's attempt to impose its climate strategy on the rest of Canada.

The Ontario government on Thursday announced its legal challenge to the constitutionality of the federal government’s ‘backstop’ carbon pricing scheme, making good on another of Premier Doug Ford’s campaign promises and setting up a courtroom battle over Ottawa’s attempt to impose its climate strategy on the rest of Canada.

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