The Constitutionality of a Federal Emissions Trading Regime

Sheffield, Kai D.
January 2014
Western Journal of Legal Studies;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, preceding p1
Academic Journal
The article examines the potential constitutional bases for Canada's emissions trading regime. It provides an overview of the three heads of Canada's federal power such as the criminal law, trade and commerce, and the national concern branch of the peace, order, and good governance power. Information about the government's explicit policy about greenhouse gas reduction is presented.


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