Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP)

Agile energy regulations needed for climate goals

2022-11-23T15:23:56+00:00October 20th, 2021|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

Atlantic Canada needs to adopt a cohesive regional approach to building a clean energy future or it risks being hamstrung by outdated government policies and regulations, says a new discussion paper and commentary from the Atlantica Centre for Energy. In the discussion paper, released last month, the Centre calls for a regional effort backed by

COMMENTARY: Enabling a cleaner energy future empowered by Atlantic innovation

2022-11-22T12:08:04+00:00September 27th, 2021|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

STEPHEN MACMACKIN COMMENTARY In the face of the unmistakable consequences of climate change, society expects action on a clean energy future. With all the ingenuity and innovation we have within Atlantic Canada, clearly we can lead the way in forging that future. Amid the race to develop the next generation of clean energy solutions,

New carbon tax plan a heavy burden on Atlantic Canadians

2022-11-23T15:29:15+00:00November 12th, 2020|Commentaries, News|

STEPHEN MACMACKIN COMMENTARY Very few Atlantic Canadians are aware the federal government is about to usher in new regulations on fuel production that will cost businesses and consumers in this region over $1.4 billion in direct compliance costs. Ottawa’s proposed Clean Fuel Standard essentially creates a new, second carbon tax on all fossil fuels

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