Monthly Archives: July 2019

Carbon tax constitutional, court rules

Ontario’s Court of Appeal has ruled that the federal government’s carbon tax is constitutional.

Three of the five judges on the court’s panel rejected the provincial government’s claim that the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, which Ottawa says will reduce Canada’s carbon footprint, overstepped federal authority. The judges spent four days debating the issue and released the court’s 93-page decision Friday afternoon.

“Parliament has determined… Continue reading