Reporting on the Conservatives’ carbon tax farce

by Aaron Wherry

In reporting on remarks made by the Royal Dutch Shell president, Shawn McCarthy neatly explains the Harper government’s position in a sentence.

The Harper government has categorically rejected calls to adopt a carbon price, and accused New Democratic Party Leader Thomas Mulcair of backing a ruinous carbon tax, even though the NDP in fact supports the kind of cap-and-trade approach once favoured by the Conservatives.

Here, again, are the reasons why this is farcical.




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