CPC Leadership Race

CPC Leadership Race

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Andrew Scheer

New Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

"It is economic madness to impose a new tax on Canada's economy. It's economic madness when other countries around the world are abandoning the idea of a carbon tax. We need to fight this."

 

 

Other Candidates

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Andrew Saxton against carbon taxes:

"As prime minister of Canada, I will axe the [carbon] tax." 

Finished 13th

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Maxime Bernier against carbon taxes:

"Carbon pricing is not a market-based solution." 

"I'm fighting carbon taxes every step of the way."

 

Finished 2nd

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Brad Trost against carbon taxes:

“When I become prime minister, the war on oil and gas and coal is over. No carbon tax, no cap-and-trade, no over-the-top regulation. We don’t need to concentrate on climate change. It’s more of a political issue than a scientific issue.”

Finished 4th

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Chris Alexander spoke against carbon taxes at two anti-carbon tax rallies in Alberta. 

Finished 10th

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Deepak Obhrai:

"Carbon Tax is not a solution for Canada."

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Finished 14th

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Erin O'Toole against carbon taxes:

"It’s not the answer. It’s actually lazy public policy. It won’t benefit the environment. It will break the backs of families who are already struggling.”

Finished 3rd

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Kellie Leitch against carbon taxes:

"Under no circumstances will I support or introduce a national carbon tax as Prime Minister and if Justin Trudeau introduces one, I will eliminate it."

Finished 6th

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Lisa Raitt against carbon taxes:

"Any federal tax or policy measure that forces increased taxes on gasoline, home heating, manufacturing, and industrial jobs will be repealed."

Finished 8th

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Michael Chong IN SUPPORT of carbon taxes:

"If we are going to win the next election we need to have a credible position to reduce emissions. If we do not have a credible plan to reduce emissions, we will lose."

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Finished 5th

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Pierre Lemieux against carbon taxes:

 

"Taxes kill jobs. They make it more expensive for employers to do business and make it more difficult for families to put food on the table. And a carbon tax is the worst of them all."

Finished 7th

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Rick Peterson against carbon taxes:

“Kill it! A carbon tax is a job destructor here in Canada."

Finished 12th

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Steve Blaney against carbon taxes:

“A tax is a tax is a tax.”

Finished 9th

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Kevin O'Leary against carbon taxes:

Any provincial government that wants to impose a carbon tax under the O’Leary government will simply have it removed from their transfer payment.

Finished 11th