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Integrating Ontario’s carbon pollution pricing system for large industrial emitters with the federal fuel charge

Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the release of draft regulatory proposals under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, that integrate Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) facilities with the federal fuel charge, for 2022. This allows Ontario’s EPS facilities to register as an emitter, allowing them to obtain…
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Fuel Charge Rates for Listed Provinces and Territories for 2023 to 2030

The Government of Canada’s approach to pricing pollution gives provinces and territories the flexibility to implement the type of system that makes sense for their circumstances, as long as those systems align with minimum national stringency standards, or ‘benchmark’ criteria. By putting a specific price on carbon pollution, the government is giving Canadian businesses certainty…
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Delivering Climate Action Incentive Payments Quarterly

The Government of Canada has taken action to ensure that there is a price on carbon pollution across Canada. To ensure that carbon pollution pricing remains affordable for Canadians, direct proceeds from the federal pollution pricing system are returned to the jurisdictions where they were collected and the majority of proceeds are returned directly to…
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Canada to launch consultations on new climate commitments this month, establish Emissions Reduction Plan by the end of March 2022

The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act requires the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, to establish the 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) within six months of royal assent, with the authority to extend this deadline by ninety days. Today, the Minister confirmed that the 2030 ERP would be established by the…
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