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Ontario Court of Appeal rules in favor of carbon tax; Ottawa increasing carbon tax on new natural gas-plants

Casey Kenny

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My Cowichan Valley Now



Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and the Canadian Public Health Association are pleased with an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that says Ottawa’s carbon tax is constitutional.

The association calls climate change a critical public health issue. It says Friday’s decision affirms the right and the responsibility of the federal government to set national standards for carbon pricing in Canada.

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