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Petition: Adopt carbon fee and dividend pricing policy

Posted In:  Climate Change
June 15, 2015

House of Commons Debates, 41st Parl, 2nd Sess, No 231 (15 June 2015) at 15074.



  • Mr. Speaker, I have petitions from across Ontario and Quebec regarding climate change and pricing carbon.

    The petitioners feel that due to the IPCC recommendations, the severe climatic effects that are occurring, and the fact that it is becoming clear to most of us that we humans are causing this in large part, they would like to see the adoption of a carbon pricing policy called carbon fee and dividend, supported by the Citizens Climate Lobby under the Green Party of Canada. It would set a fee on carbon where it comes out of the ground or at the port of entry, increase that fee over time, and distribute 100% of that money from the fee equally among all Canadians.

    [Translation]

    Mr. Bruce Hyer

    Thunder Bay—Superior North, GP

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