Conservatives vote to officially deny reality

mentalfloss

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That would require a lobotmy.

The Supreme Court agrees.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional​


In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the federal Liberal government's carbon pricing regime is constitutional — a major decision that allows Ottawa to push ahead with its ambitious plan to ensure every province and territory has a price on carbon to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Some provinces — notably Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan — have forcefully opposed the carbon tax, arguing natural resources are in the provinces' jurisdiction under the Constitution.

Chief Justice Richard Wagner, writing for the majority, said the federal government is free to impose minimum pricing standards because the threat of climate change is so great that it demands a co-ordinated national approach.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional | CBC News

 

petros

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Want climate change?
Think Ice Age....it happened, and guess what, man wasn't here to cause it.
Climate changes folks.
Granted, pollution etc is going to affect things somewhat and we are learning that. We have adapted quite a bit to help with this. Pollution from cars is way down compared to what it was, industry has been mandated to pollute less. We are doing our best. Tax upon tax is not going to change a thing when countries like China are polluting up a storm and could give a shit.......Go after them with your dogoodishness (new word)
We are still in an ice age. It never ended. If it had of ended, there wouldn't be any polar or alpine ice to cry about.

This intergalacial peroid could have ended yesterday. We have no way of knowing. Nobody knows why, nobody knows how and nobody knows when this intergalacial will end. Nobody.

The only thing we do is know is that it will end and when it does end it will be so fucking fast we'll be blindsided. I hope I'm not around when it does.

Politics isn't about truth, it's about what you can get people to believe.
BINGO!!! If you have trouble believing our own politicians why the fuck would you believe an Intergovernmental Panel?
 

petros

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The Supreme Court agrees.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional​


In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the federal Liberal government's carbon pricing regime is constitutional — a major decision that allows Ottawa to push ahead with its ambitious plan to ensure every province and territory has a price on carbon to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Some provinces — notably Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan — have forcefully opposed the carbon tax, arguing natural resources are in the provinces' jurisdiction under the Constitution.

Chief Justice Richard Wagner, writing for the majority, said the federal government is free to impose minimum pricing standards because the threat of climate change is so great that it demands a co-ordinated national approach.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional | CBC News

I don't think you understand what happened do you?

You're entitled to be stupid but abusing your privilege will only lead to losing your entitlement.
 

mentalfloss

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I don't think you understand what happened do you?

You're entitled to be stupid but abusing your privilege will only lead to losing your entitlement.

It's great that you're finally being honest about this, but you really don't need to be this angry.
 

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The Supreme Court agrees.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional​


In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the federal Liberal government's carbon pricing regime is constitutional — a major decision that allows Ottawa to push ahead with its ambitious plan to ensure every province and territory has a price on carbon to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Some provinces — notably Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan — have forcefully opposed the carbon tax, arguing natural resources are in the provinces' jurisdiction under the Constitution.

Chief Justice Richard Wagner, writing for the majority, said the federal government is free to impose minimum pricing standards because the threat of climate change is so great that it demands a co-ordinated national approach.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional | CBC News

One more reason why western separation is growing daily.
 
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The Supreme Court agrees.

Supreme Court rules Ottawa's carbon tax is constitutional​


In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the federal Liberal government's carbon pricing regime is constitutional
In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada decided to rule in favour of ideology instead of the Constitution. The federal "backstop" carbon tax will be $50/tonne in 2022. Quebec will be paying less than $25/tonne in 2022. In other words, the federal govt is punishing certain Canadian producers outside of Quebec with a higher tax rate than Quebec has.
Between 1990 and 2018 Quebec reduced it's emissions by a paltry 4.1 MT of CO2 eq, despite introducing a carbon tax in 2007.
In that same period Ontario reduced it's emission by 14.4MT of CO2 eq.
Over that same period BC's emissions increased by more than 10MT of CO2 eq despite having a long standing carbon tax.

While the constitutionality of the carbon tax is still questionable, what isn't questionable in the unconstitutionality of allowing one province to pay 50% less carbon tax than the ROC. The argument here is about precedence. The federal govt has explicitly admitted that $25/tonne is an acceptable rate by allowing to Quebec to only charge $25/tonne. While Ontario, who reduced their emissions by almost 5x as much as Quebec over 28 years without the dubious "benefit" of a carbon tax, gets to pay twice as much.

To put it bluntly, Canada's 3rd largest emitter gets to pay a carbon tax rate that is 50% less than the ROC because...why? And how exactly is that in any way constitutional?
 

mentalfloss

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You should probably ask the supreme court how a constitutional decision is constitutional since you clearly don't believe them.

Reality sucks huh.
 

taxslave

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It's fine, I accept your loss.
Your loss too idiot. Well maybe not since your parents supply you with everything, but everyone else will be paying carbon tax on their Canadian grown food. Doesn't apply to imports from China and Mexico.
Best I can tell it doesn't apply to exported fossil fuels either. Cause fuel burned in other countries doesn't pollute. Oh, and low income owned vehicles don't pollute either since they get a rebate.