Ontario Liberals = Carbon Tax

In the light of recent events, I thought it was worth revisiting what other liberals have said about a carbon tax.


“And, Miller’s report adds it is time to discuss putting a price on carbon by undertaking a formal review to compare the merits of emissions trading and a carbon tax.”




Gord Miller  Ontario’s environment commissioner 
Tue Jun 01 2010 Toronto Star




“An early and clear price signal is needed to influence the investment decisions by industry in the technology and innovation required to achieve deep reductions.”….This is the time to move the discussion ahead. There is a huge sense of urgency,”


 Cabinet minister  Glenn Murray 
Reuters published onMon Jan 7, 2008




“It is time for all of us to start to get comfortable with two words: Carbon tax. Without it, all these dreams of a green tomorrow are hallucinations.” (Glen Murray, Toronto Star, May 27 2007).




“I have looked at increasing taxes in some areas. For example, I argued for moving toward more carbon taxation.” (Jack Mintz, The
Agenda With Steve Paikin, February 23, 2011).


fast forward to minute 9:49 in the video to hear the quote