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To adapt to climate change, end supply management

Author: William Watson Canada’s supply management systems impose tariffs of up to 300 per cent on above-quota imports. Read more about To adapt to climate change, end supply management Tags:  supply management exports imports agricul...

Canada’s climate policy mess is hardly ‘cost-effective’

Author: Ross McKitrick Handouts are far costlier than emission tax revenues to fund reductions in other tax rates. Read more about Canada’s climate policy mess is hardly ‘cost-effective’ Tags:  carbon pricing carbon tax carbon em...

Trudeau sticking with Bill C-69

Author: Kenneth P. Green Proposed legislation would radically revise the process of environmental assessment for major infrastructure projects including pipelines. Read more about Trudeau sticking with Bill C-69 Tags:  energy infrastru...

Canadian crude oil price differential continues to widen

Authors: Elmira AliakbariAshley Stedman Despite the global recovery in energy prices, Canadian oil prices dropped to US$27. Read more about Canadian crude oil price differential continues to widen Tags:  oil price price differential en...

Ontario takes important step towards rental affordability

Author: Josef Filipowicz At last count, the GTA rental vacancy rate was 1.1 per cent. Read more about Ontario takes important step towards rental affordability Tags:  housing housing affordability rent control renters homebuilding doug...