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Every year, the federal government and some provinces pay billions in hand-outs to Canada’s coal, oil and gas companies, undermining climate action in Canada. Fossil fuel subsidies to producers total $3.3 billion annually, which amounts to paying polluters $19/tonne to pollute. These subsidies drastically undercut the goal of the pan-Canadian carbon price that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will introduce in 2018. It’s time to stop these harmful and counter-productive subsidies.

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The Canadian government must act now and stop giving billions in handouts to coal, oil, and natural gas companies to produce and pollute more. These subsidies undermine action on climate change, increase carbon emissions, and send mixed signals to fossil fuel and renewable energy producers and users.

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Environmental Defence tracks federal financial support for fossil fuels every year

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