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Fossil fuel subsidies are one of Canada's biggest climate conundrums: where do the parties stand?

In 2009, when Canada and other G20 nations first pledged to tackle fossil fuel subsidies, a collective promise was made to do away with 'inefficient' subsidies. But the term inefficient has never been defined, giving governments and political parties during this election a significant amount of wiggle room.

September 16, 2021