Canadian Supreme Court upholds legality of federal CO2 pricing regime

Published 13:53 on March 25, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:28 on March 25, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Canadian federal government has the authority to impose its ‘backstop’ CO2 levy and output-based pricing system (OBPS) on recalcitrant provinces, the nation’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday, in a major victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s landmark climate strategy.

The Canadian federal government has the authority to impose its ‘backstop’ CO2 levy and output-based pricing system (OBPS) on recalcitrant provinces, the nation’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday, in a major victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s landmark climate strategy.

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