Alberta carbon tax lawsuit honing in on national concern argument

Published 22:47 on August 7, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:47 on August 7, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Alberta’s lawsuit against the federal ‘backstop’ CO2 tax will focus more closely on the national concern branch of the Canadian constitution than previous Conservative-led legal challenges, while also arguing that strategies other than a minimum carbon pricing standard can drive GHG reductions.

Alberta’s lawsuit against the federal ‘backstop’ CO2 tax will focus more closely on the national concern branch of the Canadian constitution than previous Conservative-led legal challenges, while also arguing that strategies other than a minimum carbon pricing standard can drive GHG reductions.

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