Canada to impose carbon tax from 2018 in bid to hit Paris goals

Madeleine Cuff
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces mandatory carbon tax of at least $10 per tonne from 2018, as part of efforts to 'make a real and honest effort' to tackle climate change

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed his government will impose a mandatory carbon tax from 2018 onwards on all provinces that fail to implement their own carbon levy or emissions cap-and-trade...

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