Great Moments in Farce

Jim Flaherty, outlining the Harper government’s budget on February 26, 2008.

Our government is also providing $66 million over two years to lay the foundation for market based mechanisms that will establish a price for carbon and support the development of carbon trading in Canada.

By the Harper government’s current reasoning, this was Jim Flaherty investing in the creation of a carbon tax.

Here, again, is everything you need to know about the farcical nature of the Conservatives’ current position on cap-and-trade.

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