By Colin Perket, Global News, June 28, 2019
TORONTO — Ontario’s top court has ruled the federal government’s carbon charge is constitutionally sound.
In a split decision, the five-judge panel rejected a challenge from Premier Doug Ford‘s government to the validity of the carbon-pricing law.
Ottawa maintains it had to act to deal with the urgent threat of climate change as an issue of national concern.
The federal government said its approach — imposing a levy on gasoline and fossil fuels — respected provincial jurisdiction.https://globalnews.ca/news/5441518/ontario-court-federal-government-carbon-tax-ruling/