Trudeau’s carbon plan will fail

Trudeau’s carbon plan will fail
Trudeau’s carbon plan will fail To be credible, a carbon pricing plan intended to reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change should be national in scope, consistent in application and 100% revenue neutral. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon pricing plan, released last week by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, is none of these things. It is a political fraud because it will not do the things the Trudeau government

Wynne rides to the rescue on housing … and makes things worse

Wynne rides to the rescue on housing … and makes things worse
Wynne rides to the rescue on housing ... and makes things worse Margaret Wente Published Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 6:00PM EDT Last updatedFriday, Apr. 21, 2017 6:19AM EDT In Toronto, where I live, all anybody talks about these days (aside from Donald Trump) is real estate. People are both transfixed and horrified. They’re worried for their kids. Prices have spiralled to the moon, and would-be first-time homeowners have turned desperat

Cap and trade just a carbon tax

Cap and trade just a carbon tax
Cap and trade just a carbon tax - The liberal promised not to raise taxes on the middle class, looks like they lied once again. What does Climate Change Minister Glen Murray’s announcement Monday that Ontario sold out its first cap-and-trade auction of carbon credits mean to you? It means Ontario businesses have just paid a new charge of $472 million to the Wynne government in a government-run quarterly auction of carbon permits to industry, through