Ontario court deems Canadian ‘backstop’ CO2 pricing plan constitutional

Published 17:28 on June 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:13 on June 28, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Ontario Court of Appeals ruled Friday that Ottawa has the authority to impose its ‘backstop’ carbon pricing policy on the recalcitrant province, marking the second provincial court in as many months to rule in favour of the federal government on its landmark climate strategy.

The Ontario Court of Appeals ruled Friday that Ottawa has the authority to impose its ‘backstop’ carbon pricing policy on the recalcitrant province, marking the second provincial court in as many months to rule in favour of the federal government on its landmark climate strategy.

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