Category Archives: emissions trading scheme

Ontario Announces Constitutional Challenge to Federal Government’s Carbon Tax Scheme

Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney has announced that the Government of Ontario will take immediate steps to challenge the constitutionality of the federal government’s carbon pricing at the Ontario Court of Appeal. … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Ford government will compensate cap and trade participants in program wind down

Yesterday, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips announced details of legislation that will, if passed, formally end the cap-and-trade carbon tax era in Ontario. The Province revoked the cap-and-trade carbon tax regulation and prohibited all trading … Continue reading

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Paul Manning Speaks to ICIS News About Ford’s Challenge to Trudeau’s Federal Carbon Pricing

ICIS News spoke with Paul Manning recently about the risks facing Ontario’s newly elected Progressive Conservative Government in its threatened constitutional challenge to the imposition of carbon pricing by Canada’s Federal Government. Paul’s comments are reproduced in ICIS subscription only … Continue reading

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Doug Ford Announces an End to Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade Emissions Trading Scheme

In a controversial but unsurprising move, Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority to impose a … Continue reading

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OECD: Canada needs to speed up efforts to green its energy and transport sectors

The OECD released its third Environmental Performance Review of Canada yesterday,  According to that report, a reaffirmed commitment to fighting climate change has set Canada on a greener course, but the country needs to quickly implement planned measures to reduce the carbon … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Paul Manning speaks to Law Times about carbon pricing

Law Times spoke with Paul Manning recently about the impact of carbon pricing across Canada. His comments are reproduced in its article “Uneven Carbon Pricing Means Guidance Needed”, which can be accessed here ____________________________________________________________ Manning Environmental Law is a Canadian law … Continue reading

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Climate Action -Time for implementation

I had the pleasure today of attending a lecture given by Angel Gurría, the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the Munk School of Global Affairs in theUniversity of Toronto,. The Secretary-General emphasised the failure of current international efforts … Continue reading

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