Cap-and-trade: The next Liberal rip-off

TORONTO – If you’re going to introduce carbon pricing, the most costly and least effective way for the public is to impose a cap-and-trade system that hands out free carbon credits to big polluters and is not revenue neutral.

So of course this is exactly what Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government is going to do starting Jan. 1, 2017, based on information supplied in Thursday’s Ontario budget.