Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion is confident that he can “harmonize” his carbon tax plan with that of British Columbia.
Speaking with The Globe and Mail's editorial board Thursday, Mr. Dion said he and B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell have the same goals.
“We want a strong economy for British Columbia and a strong fight against climate change. So the two governments will harmonize what they are doing in order to have maximum results on the two fronts in British Columbia,” he said.
Mark Dunn, a spokesman for Mr. Dion, said Thursday that both leaders and their respective offices have already spoken about the two carbon tax plans.
Mr. Dion will be in the province later this summer to discuss it further, although no date has been set.
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Nothing particularly earth shattering in Dion pledging to "harmonize" his carbon plan with British Columbia, but it is noteworthy that he and Campbell have spoken:
Posted by Steve V at 10:33 PM