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Preclearance Act, 2016  . What else did Canada get? President Obama praised the Prime Minister's carbon tax scheme and carbon pricing across the country. However, we certainly did not see President Obama introducing a carbon tax regime in the United States. Therefore, by praising the ill-informed move

June 21st, 2017House debate

Erin O'TooleConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present today. The first petition is signed by almost 11,000 Canadians who oppose the Liberals' plan to impose a federal carbon tax on all of Canada, because this tax would harm the most vulnerable: the working poor, low-income Canadians

June 21st, 2017House debate

Shannon StubbsConservative

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, when we put in a carbon tax, who pays for that carbon tax? Yesterday I was pleased to see the Senate finance committee agree to repeal the Liberals' dangerous, unfair, and never-ending tax hike on beer, wine, and spirits. Unlike the Prime Minister, who refuses

June 21st, 2017House debate

John BarlowConservative

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are hiking taxes on everything. Since 2015, they have added a carbon tax, which will make everything more expensive for everyone; they have added a payroll tax, harming small businesses; and they are even planning to tax the Internet. Now they want

June 21st, 2017House debate

Shannon StubbsConservative

Taxation   government services, a carbon tax. These are not taxes on the 1%; these are taxes on hard-working middle-class families. When will the Prime Minister stop attacking the very people he claims to be helping?

June 21st, 2017House debate

Andrew ScheerConservative

Taxation   friend, the Minister of Finance, has a particular expertise when it comes to taxes. He invented the Liberal carbon tax and he raised taxes on alcohol, the Friday and Saturday night tax. He has also done many other things, like doing away with certain tax credits. Is taxing marijuana

June 20th, 2017House debate

Gérard DeltellConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act   ahead of science, mocking first nations by refusing to respect transparency laws that are already in place, and playing games with people's lives through a carbon tax. Does the member think the divisiveness being caused by the government is going to be more or less than

June 19th, 2017House debate

David AndersonConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act   are not the only ways they are harming the north, though. The Liberals' carbon tax burdens northerners, their businesses, and their families more than any other region in the entire country. People in northern territories are already required to pay more in fuel and transportation expenses just

June 19th, 2017House debate

Shannon StubbsConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act  Mr. Speaker, the member for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke is a straight shooter, and I appreciate her comments. She talked about the increase in red tape, uncertainty, and this new carbon tax. When I visited Yukon, I saw so much optimism there, so much potential for development. I

June 19th, 2017House debate

Colin CarrieConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act  Mr. Speaker, in all provinces and territories across Canada, the largest factor contributing to competitiveness—or, rather, non-competitivenes—is the burgeoning carbon tax that is being inflicted upon the provinces and territories. They are being told they have to add this tax

June 19th, 2017House debate

Cheryl GallantConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act   it says. Look at how it imposed a carbon tax on the provinces. It does not matter if different regions have different economies; Ottawa has ordered a carbon tax, so a carbon tax it will be. Already Canadians living in rural and remote communities like the Yukon pay higher costs

June 19th, 2017House debate

Cheryl GallantConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act   discussion that here we see the government proceeding in that way, with respect to the carbon tax. I think this is the first time we have ever seen a federal government say to the provinces, “You must impose a tax in an area of your jurisdiction and if you don't, we will impose a province

June 19th, 2017House debate

Garnett GenuisConservative

Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act   with the future economic development opportunities of the Yukon and other territories if we take some key elements out of YESAA, such as the moratorium on Arctic drilling and the tanker ban off B.C.'s northern coast. Now there is a carbon tax. It seems that limits will be put on communities

June 19th, 2017House debate

John BarlowConservative

Transportation Modernization Act   like to put to the government. With the rail situation and the added costs that will soon come through the carbon tax, which will ultimately hurt the producers, the shippers, and other Canadians involved, how will it do things to lower the costs? Finally, there are elements

June 16th, 2017House debate

Bradley TrostConservative

Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister vowed to phase out the oil sands, and unfortunately for Canada, it seems his plan is working. Imposing a carbon tax, axing the discovery wells tax credit, and forcing his anti-oil activists onto the energy minister's staff are taking their toll

June 16th, 2017House debate

John BarlowConservative