O'Toole: 'We're not your dad's Conservative Party anymore
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole appears to be keeping the door open to the possibility of provinces and territories keeping the Liberal carbon tax if his party forms a government.
O’Toole said Wednesday that he’ll work with provinces on “their approaches” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet Canada’s Paris Agreement targets.
The remarks were made in response to a question about comments O’Toole made during an interview with the Toronto Star where he said the Conservative carbon pricing scheme would be an “alternative” to the current price on carbon.
O’Toole also told The Star that provinces where the carbon tax currently applies, such as Ontario, would get to decide if they either switch to the Conservatives’ plan or keep the existing tax.
“We have said we will work with the …
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