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The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the national price on pollution is entirely constitutional, upholding a pivotal piece of the Liberal climate-change plan.
Published Thursday, March 25, 2021 4:27AM EDTLast Updated Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:25AM EDT
OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada says the federal carbon price is entirely constitutional.
The split decision upholds a pivotal part of the Liberal climate-change plan, accounting for at least one-third of the emissions Canada aims to cut over the next decade.
Chief Justice Richard Wagner says in the written ruling that climate change is a real danger and evidence shows a price on pollution is a critical element in addressing it.
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Question - Where does the carbon tax go? Is there a climate change revenue or does it end up in General Revenue?
I suspect the latter