Saskatchewan court upholds constitutionality of Canadian ‘backstop’ carbon pricing plan

Published 19:29 on May 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:31 on January 30, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, International  /  No Comments

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeals ruled Friday that Ottawa has the authority to impose its ‘backstop’ CO2 tax and output-based pricing system (OBPS) on the province, upholding the legality of the Canadian federal government’s landmark climate policy.

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeals ruled Friday that Ottawa has the authority to impose its ‘backstop’ CO2 tax and output-based pricing system (OBPS) on the province, upholding the legality of the Canadian federal government’s landmark climate policy.

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