Liberal minority government offers hope for Canadian climate policy, carbon pricing to stay the course

Published 08:25 on October 22, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:06 on October 9, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, International, US  /  No Comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals lost their parliamentary majority in Monday’s federal election but still exceeded many pollsters' expectations, as a stronger showing by left-leaning parties could pressure a deeper commitment to climate ambition and stave off the oil and gas-centred demands of the resurgent Conservatives.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals lost their parliamentary majority in Monday’s federal election but still exceeded many pollsters’ expectations, as a stronger showing by left-leaning parties could pressure a deeper commitment to climate ambition and stave off the oil and gas-centred demands of the resurgent Conservatives.

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