Canada announces national mandatory carbon pricing plan

Published 19:20 on October 3, 2016  /  Last updated at 21:59 on October 4, 2016  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  1 Comment

All Canadian provinces and territories must introduce carbon pricing across large swathes of their economies from 2018 but face the choice of rolling out cap-and-trade or imposing a tax that must hit C$50/tonne by 2022, the federal government announced Monday.

All Canadian provinces and territories must introduce carbon pricing across large swathes of their economies from 2018 but face the choice of rolling out cap-and-trade or imposing a tax that must hit C$50/tonne by 2022, the federal government announced Monday.

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  1. elsa.pivard02964700 says:

    I believe when they say they can chose between “One of two systems”, they refer to either a carbon tax or the cap and trade system. The Alberta hybrid program is included in the carbon tax option.

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