Understanding Ontario’s Cap & Trade Deal

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Ontario recently announced that it would join Quebec in one of the largest carbon pricing systems in North America. We’re sharing as much as we could find out about what’s in the deal, and what needs to be in the deal, to make it effective. We also drift down the North Saskatchewan River in search of an ancient fish, the Lake Sturgeon.

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Ontario’s Plan To Price Carbon

Put your thinking caps on! Carson Fong and Erin Carter are going to explore cap and trade, the carbon pricing system that Ontario announced that they will be implementing. For expertise, we’ll hear from Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner, Tom Chervinsky from Canadians for Clean Prosperity, and Chris Ragan a professor in economics at McGill University.

Girl Gone Wild: Lake Sturgeon

Every now and again, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips takes a trip with our resident wildlife expert, Jamie Pratt. She’s the creator of the Girl Gone Wild wildlife documentary series, and this time we decided it was time to journey down Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River in search of an ancient fish — the Lake Sturgeon.

Links: Drayton Valley Western ReviewNorth Saskatchewan River GuideAlberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.

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