provincial politics

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. […]
SUMA Calling On Ottawa to Reverse Proposed Changes to Canada Community Building Fund

SUMA Calling On Ottawa to Reverse Proposed Changes to Canada Community Building Fund

Feb 28, 2024 | 12:06pm
The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association is calling on the federal government to roll back proposed changes to the Canada Community Building Fund. Its a federal program to have dollars flow through the provinces to the municipalities to build or repair infrastructure. The proposed changes include language around affordable housing, which just adds more regulation and […]
Heated political conflict over carbon pricing will continue into 2024

Heated political conflict over carbon pricing will continue into 2024

Dec 31, 2023 | 6:04am
Canada’s price on pollution is supposed to help battle global warming, but as it nears its fifth anniversary, nothing in Canadian politics is hotter. Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has so successfully convinced Canadians the carbon price is to blame for inflation that he even earned begrudging respect for his “axe the tax” campaign from Prime […]