Today, the Government of Canada released a technical paper on the carbon pricing backstop. Yukon has committed to using the backstop option for the carbon pricing mechanism.
The technical paper offers some additional information about the mechanism and speaks to the work that is still ongoing.
Yukoners have an opportunity to comment on the paper through the federal government. Here are the details on how to comment:
Canadian stakeholders, businesses and the public are invited to submit feedback as part of the Government of Canada’s consultation on the federal benchmark and backstop for carbon pricing.
Written comments should be sent to:
Closing date: June 30, 2017