The Rocky Road to Canada-wide Carbon Pricing
10 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2018
Date Written: October 17, 2018
Ottawa should rebate revenues from its carbon pricing backstop directly to citizens in non-compliant provinces that reject its plan, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The Rocky Road to Canada-wide Carbon Pricing,” author Tracy Snoddon argues that this option for returning backstop cash ensures government accountability is fair and flexible.
Keywords: Energy and Natural Resources; Environmental Policies and Norms; Resources Rights and Management; Resources Taxation and Revenues; Fiscal and Tax Policy; Federalism and Constitution; Federal-Provincial Transfers; Provincial Taxation and Budgets
JEL Classification: Q54
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