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December 9th, 2016
House debate

Pierre Poilievre
Conservative

Questions Passed as Orders for Returns  With regard to a federal carbon tax or price on carbon: (a) what analysis has been conducted in 2015-2016 by the federal government with regard to the impact on family household budgets; (b) what analysis has been conducted in 2015-2016 by Employment and Social Development

December 9th, 2016
House debate

Jim Carr
Liberal

Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, the member knows that putting a price on carbon pollution is a priority, not just for this government but for governments all across Canada. There are a variety of ways in which governments have chosen to do that, running the range from a carbon tax in British

December 9th, 2016
House debate

Dave MacKenzie
Conservative

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, hard-working Canadians are already struggling to get by, many living paycheque to paycheque. The Liberals response is to impose a job-killing carbon tax, which will make these families choose between putting food on the table or heating their homes. The Liberals

December 9th, 2016
House debate

Jim Carr
Liberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, across the country, various jurisdictions are responding to the climate change reality in their own way. The variety extends from a carbon tax in British Columbia to the plan in Alberta, and cap and trade in Ontario and Quebec. The Prime Minister is now meeting

December 9th, 2016
House debate

Diane Finley
Conservative

Taxation  -killing carbon tax and spending billions on hot air credits will magically solve the problem. How can the Liberals justify imposing a carbon tax on job creators when our sky-high hydro rates are already driving them to the U.S.?

December 9th, 2016
House debate

Pat Kelly
Conservative

Taxation   and rising, and the Liberals are making it worse by forcing a carbon tax on all Canadians and spending billions on hot air credits. Why is the Prime Minister helping Premier Notley kill jobs in Alberta with carbon taxes and bad policy?

December 9th, 2016
House debate

Candice Bergen
Conservative

Taxation   to get worse. Yet today the Prime Minister is threatening Canadians with a punitive and ineffective carbon tax, putting even more jobs at risk and leading to the biggest increase in the cost of doing business in a generation. Why does the Prime Minister insist on further hurting

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Mel Arnold
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2  ; and taxes on everything we buy, through the carbon tax. How can the member opposite explain the kick-start to the economy his government promised, when it has put this on the backs of taxpayers and has created zero new full-time jobs?

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Tom Kmiec
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2   of the House will explain whatever else needs to be explained to the member. What the member said about the carbon tax is that it was introduced in co-operation. However, as I remember it, environment ministers had it dropped on them during an announcement here. They were at a federal

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Matt Jeneroux
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2   on energy east, Keystone, and northern gateway. The social licence on the other side has gotten us nowhere. There is now a president-elect in the United States who is moving ahead without a carbon tax and not going along with the Paris agreement. I would think that would indicate

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Matt Jeneroux
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2   right now do not know where the next saving grace from the government is coming from. It is a challenging time, particularly in Alberta, and I imagine in Essex as well, to have a small business knowing there may be a carbon tax, a CPP enhancement, and EI premiums. That is a lot

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Ken Hardie
Liberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2   other taxes; it can exempt certain sectors, as British Columbia did with agriculture. British Columbia has had a carbon tax now for almost nine years, yet we have the best economy in the country and the lowest tax rates. Could the member dig a bit more on the implications

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Karen Vecchio
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, I have two parts to my answer. First, Karl Crocker from Sparta has written, “I don't think our present government gives a '_____' about the average rural tax payer. With the carbon tax, hydro rates and now natural gas going up. We are mad.” That says to me

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Matt Jeneroux
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2  . It is unfair what is happening in Alberta and there seems to be a real lack of recognition of this on the other side. Furthermore, to add to everything that is happening in Alberta, the Liberals have now announced a carbon tax. The carbon tax is going to $50 a tonne. The Alberta provincial

December 6th, 2016
House debate

Karen Vecchio
Conservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, maybe I will remind the member what a tax is. It is when people pay money back to the government. We are going to see the government taking money for the carbon tax. The member may not call it a carbon tax; he may want to call it something fluffier