Courses & Events

Online course: Municipal market-based tools for sustainable development

Sign up now for this new and unique Ecofiscal course, designed for municipal employees. Launching Fall 2018!

Designing Economic Instruments for the Environment: 2 Day PD Course

March 16-17, 2017

Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, with support from The Ivey Foundation, is delivering a 2-day professional development course in Toronto. This hands-on course has been developed in conjunction with academic experts, current practitioners and adult learning professionals and focuses on the practical elements of economic instrument design.

Carbon Pricing From the Left

March 9, 2017

In our second online panel discussion in a series of how carbon pricing differs on the right and left sides of the political spectrum, we explore progressives’ perspective on what a real-world carbon pricing policy package should look like.

Carbon Pricing From the Right

March 8, 2017

In this online panel discussion, we unpack the essential elements of a small-c conservative approach to carbon pricing.

Designing Economic Instruments for the Environment: 2 Day PD Course

Designing Economic Instruments for the Environment: 2 Day PD Course

February 16-17, 2017

Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, with support from The Ivey Foundation, is delivering a 2-day professional development course. This hands-on course has been developed in conjunction with academic experts, current practitioners and adult learning professionals and focuses on the practical elements of economic instrument design.

Carbon Pricing North of America

November 30, 2016

What does the recent U.S. election mean for Canada’s carbon pricing policies? Can Canada act while the United States doesn’t? We discuss the importance of protecting Canada’s business competitiveness and on how this can be achieved with “smart” carbon pricing. Join us for a panel discussion with Canadian experts as we dig into the details.

When are subsidies win-win for the environment and the economy?

When are subsidies win-win for the environment and the economy?

October 25, 2016

Ecofiscal’s latest report finds that biofuel policies reduce GHG emissions but at a very high cost. During this online event, the panelists will discuss which subsidies can improve the environment in a cost-effective manner and which are either ineffective or too expensive to constitute good policy.