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Trudeau says Saskatchewan to get carbon rebates despite province not paying levies

Trudeau says Saskatchewan to get carbon rebates despite province not paying levies

Apr 24, 2024 | 9:01am
Justin Trudeau says residents in Saskatchewan will continue to get carbon rebates while the province says it’s not worried by the prime minister’s push to get the Canada Revenue Agency to collect money owed. The Saskatchewan government decided earlier this year not to remit the federal carbon price on natural gas to Ottawa, a move that breaks federal law. […]
Feds expect provinces to “obey the law”: Minister Virani

Feds expect provinces to “obey the law”: Minister Virani

Apr 4, 2024 | 1:32pm
The looming threat of ‘carbon jail’ continues to hover over provincial politicians in Saskatchewan over the province’s decision to not remit the carbon tax on home heating to the federal government. At a federal housing announcement held in Regina Wednesday, the question was posed to federal Minister of Justice Arif Virani on what legal consequences […]
Carbon pricing 101: What today’s increase could mean for you

Carbon pricing 101: What today’s increase could mean for you

Apr 1, 2024 | 9:44am
The national price on pollution will rise by $15 per tonne today. Here’s some questions answered about what this could mean for you. Who pays the carbon price? Canada has two different carbon pricing programs — one for big industry where companies pay the price on a share of their actual emissions, and a consumer […]
Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

Nov 29, 2023 | 8:11am
Well before Alberta Premier Danielle Smith started talking about the Sovereignty Act, Ottawa was already taking steps to address the province’s concerns about being forced to prematurely shut down its natural gas power plants, says federal Energy Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. Smith invoked the new legislation earlier this week in what she herself has acknowledged was […]