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    Association canadienne de science politique
    Programme du congrès annuel de l'ACSP 2019

    LA POLITIQUE AUTREMENT;
    PARLER FRANC, PARLER VRAI

    Organisé à l'Université de la Colombie-Britannique
    Mardi le 4 juin 2019 au jeudi 6 juin 2019
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    Discours présidentiel
    François Rocher, CPSA President

    Vie et mort d’un enjeu
    la science politique canadienne
    et la politique québécoise

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Mardi le 4 juin 2019 | 17 h 00 - 18 h 00
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    Keynote: UBCIC Grand
    Chief Stewart Phillip

    Asserting Indigenous
    Title and Rights in 2019

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Mardi le 4 juin 2019 | 10 h 30 - 12 h 00
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    Keynote Speaker: Wendy Brown
    Max Weber's Provocations,
    Our Predicaments:
    The Politics of
    Knowledge and Power

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Mercredi le 5 juin 2019 | 14 h 00 - 15 h 30
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    Keynote Speaker: Roland Paris
    Canada Alone?
    Surviving in a Meaner World

    Location: CIRS 1250
    Jeudi le 6 juin 2019 | 10 h 30 - 12 h 00

Événements spéciaux



R01(a) - Featured Talk - Climate Change Mitigation: Carbon Pricing in the Canadian Federation - Joint UBC/ CPSA/ ESAC Session

Date: Jun 4 | Heure: 08:30am to 10:00am | Location: The NEST 2601

Sponsor / Commanditaire : UBC, CPSA, ESAC, and the Smart Prosperity Institute

Chair/Président/Présidente : Kathryn Harrison (University of British Columbia)

Climate Change Mitigation: Carbon Pricing in the Canadian Federation:

Kathryn Harrison (University of British Columbia)
Leigh Raymond (Purdue University)
David Houle (Independent Scholar)
Andrea Olive (University of Toronto)

Abstract: Climate change mitigation has proven difficult and contentious in the Canadian federation. Although in early 2018 the Trudeau government appeared to have gained a commitment by all but one province to put a price on carbon pollution, by year’s end the landscape had shifted dramatically, as opposition and even court challenges emerged from several provinces. The federal government will now impose a carbon tax over provincial government objections in Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, and Manitoba in April 2019, while the prospect of Alberta’s non-compliance with federal conditions looms in 2020. In this Congress ‘Featured Talk’, hear from the experts on why different provinces have adopted distinctive approaches to carbon pricing, and how and why provincial governments have responded to the threat of a federal carbon tax.




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