Shannon Waters is back to talk to Scott about the BC NDP’s short fall 2020 session. Plus the Trudeau government announced more details for the climate plan that includes a $170 carbon tax by 2030. And the BC Government released its first Climate Accountability Report, including updated emissions targets.
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Segment 1: Short Session
- Fiscal update shows continued impact of pandemic on BC’s economy
- B.C.’s deficit projected at $13.6B, with partial economic recovery anticipated for 2021
- ICBC filing for 15% decrease on basic car insurance rates to prepare to switch to no-fault
- Former speaker claims ‘Me Too’ allegations at B.C. legislature not properly investigated
Segment 2: Carbon Taxes
- Prime Minister announces Canada’s strengthened climate plan to protect the environment, create jobs, and support communities
- A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT AND A HEALTHY ECONOMY [pdf]
- Liberals pitch $15-billion in new spending, hike carbon tax to pass 2030 emissions goals
- BC sets new 2025 emission target, details climate action in CleanBC report
- 2020 Climate Change Accountability Report [pdf]