carbon tax

Ontario Premier Ford once got a lot of mileage out of attacking the carbon tax but now seems to be easing off the gas (Nathan Denette/CP)

The last gasp of the anti-carbon taxers

While premiers rage about Ottawa’s overreach, their big fight to stop carbon taxes finally ends—and the environmentalists win
Kenney and Moe speak during a press conference at the Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show in Weyburn, Sask. on June 5, 2019 (CP/Michael Bell)

The reality of carbon prices sinks in

The provinces that resisted the federal plan will now have to chart a new path. But they already quietly understood what needs to be done.
Trudeau makes an announcement on the government's updated climate change plan, in the Dominion Arboretum in Ottawa, on Dec. 11, 2020 (CP/Justin Tang)

On climate, at last, Justin Trudeau is all in

Paul Wells: It’s become a handy rule of thumb to assume this government will take the easy way out. Not this time.

Ten things that would guarantee the new CPC leader is a winner

Scott Gilmore: So you want to be the next prime minister? Just follow my simple list—or you’re a doomed fool.

Is carbon tax the answer to Canada’s climate-change woes?

Michael Bernstein: We don’t all have to stop flying, swear off meat or close down our heavy industry to address climate change. Instead, we already have a better solution—an economy-wide carbon tax.
Climate Debate Protest 20190717

Canadians in every riding support climate change action

New data from researchers at the Université de Montréal and University of California Santa Barbara shows how concerned Canadians are about climate change before the election

The Tory premier who plays nice and doesn’t sound very blue

Dennis King of P.E.I. on climate change, what’s wrong with modern politics and how he narrowly missed his ’Gilles Duceppe moment’ at the Calgary Stampede

The climate crisis: "Yes, we should be scared."

What will it take for popular opinion to catch up with the terrifying science? We talk to Canada’s top climate change experts.

Scheer sets a date for his ’real plan’ on climate change

Two years in the making, Scheer has said it will be ’comprehensive’. ’We have to show both that we’re getting results, but also what’s motivating us.’
Liberal Caucus

Carbon tax ruling is a modest win for Trudeau—but after a string of losses, whatever works

The Saskatchewan court decision puts the Liberals on better campaign footing at a time when they’re visibly wobbling