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CHECKSTOP: Challenging the Canadian Federal Government’s Carbon Pollution Pricing System Results Report

Introduction

On April 30, 2018, the Canadian Federal government released a report on Facebook[1] entitled “Estimated Results of the Federal Carbon Pollution Pricing System” (herein after ‘Carbon Tax/GBA’ [Gender … Continue reading

Nouvelle-France: la conquête du carbone?

Traduction: “New France: The Carbon Conquest?”

Le Premier ministre du Canada, Justin Trudeau, s’est adressé à l’Assemblée nationale française le 17 avril, 2018.

Au cours de son allocution, il a … Continue reading

New France: The Carbon Conquest?

Opinion: by Michelle Stirling © 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the French National Assembly on April 17, 2018.

As part of his address he claimed that Canada will meet … Continue reading

Carbon Tax: A Noble Way to Poverty – Rebutting the Ecofiscal Commission Report

Choice. Choices. 38 times in 36 pages.

Ecofiscal Commission’s April 2018 report entitled: “Clearing the Air: How Carbon Pricing Helps Canada Fight Climate Change” is filled with lofty claims about … Continue reading

The Abacus Data-Ecofiscal Push Poll – A Critique of Methodology

Abacus Data recently issued “Perceptions in Carbon Pricing in Canada,” a survey intended to evaluate national sentiments about carbon taxes.

Page 15 of Abacus Power Point

First, this is a … Continue reading

Prospects for Meeting Emission Reduction Goals: The Case of Newfoundland and Labrador

Contributed by Robert Lyman©2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, former public servant of 27 years and prior to that he was a diplomat for 10 years. Video Continue reading

The Global Panorama of Carbon Prices in 2017

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, former public servant of 27 years and a diplomat for 10 years prior to that.

The … Continue reading

Infrastructure Bank – Questions of Potential Conflict of Interest

We believe this matter to be in the public interest. These are our opinions based on available evidence.

Nov. 24, 2017

Ethics Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Conflict of … Continue reading

Getting Around in Canada-Vast Distances, Extreme Weather

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

As fuel taxes and carbon taxes raise the price of transportation in Canada, will it get too expensive to drive your car or truck? … Continue reading

Taxing Motor Fuels – How Much Is Enough?

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, a former public servant of 27 years experience; prior to that he was a diplomat for Continue reading