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Posted Tue May 15 2012: from Globe and Mail:
Pushing carbon tax cost research agency its funding, Tories confirm
The federal government has confirmed what the rumour mill suspected: it shut down an arm's length, independent advisory group because it didn't like the advice it was getting on addressing climate change. Funding for the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) was cut in the last budget, giving the group just one year to live. Since 1988, it has been producing research on how business and government policies can work together for sustainable development -- including the idea of introducing carbon taxes.... "It should agree with Canadians. It should agree with the government. No discussion of a carbon tax that would kill and hurt Canadian families."
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