Closing arguments in Ontario carbon tax court battle coming today – CBC

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2019133 Views

4 day hearing of constitutional challenge to federal carbon tax comes to a close Thursday

Apr 18, 2019

Lawyers for the federal and Ontario government’s are back in court on Thursday to present closing arguments in an ongoing hearing over the controversial carbon tax.

Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives launched a constitutional challenge, arguing that the Ottawa doesn’t have the right to impose the carbon tax on a province.

Supporters of Ontario’s position say pollution pricing is unfair to taxpayers, while those who agree with the federal government say pollution is a national concern.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/carbon-tax-court-hearing-closing-arguments-1.5103215

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