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Embrace carbon taxes, new analysis

“There should be a carbon price across this country. We’re not there yet, but we’re getting there,” says Ecofiscal Commission chair Chris Ragan. “We cannot afford to use high cost policies, we should focus on low cost ways to achieve our environmental objectives.”

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Quebec’s strategy on electric vehicles is too expensive

“Quebec’s subsidy for consumer purchases of electric vehicles is an extremely expensive way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ecofiscal urges Ottawa and the provinces to ensure that their climate-change policies yield low-cost emission reductions.”

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Reconsider environmental subsidies and embrace carbon taxes

LiquidFederal and provincial governments should abandon some long-standing environmental policies, such as rebates for electric cars, as carbon pricing is put in place across the country starting next year, argues a new report from the Ecofiscal Commission.

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