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Debate: Should Canada Implement a Carbon Tax? 


The Mark

November 9, 2010

Despite the Western Climate Initative's plans to use a cap-and-trade system, many economists and policy makers assert that a carbon tax is a preferable way to put a price on GHG emissions.

Tyson Dyck, an environmental lawyer, and Adam Freedman, a corporate lawyer, debate the policy principles, impacts and rationale behind each approach to carbon regulation.

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