The B.C. Carbon TaxA backgrounder

Publication - Nov. 5, 2014 - By Matt Horne, Kevin Sauve

British Columbia’s carbon tax has been in place for six years and all available evidence indicates it has been successful. Per capita fossil fuel combustion is down and the economy has performed well relative to the rest of Canada. The policy has survived two provincial elections and a change in Premier. This backgrounder explores B.C.’s experience with the carbon tax.


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