Ahead of the federal election, The Agenda looked at the various party platforms on climate change. The C.D. Howe Institute's Associate Director of Research Charles DeLand spoke to Steve Paikin alongside Mark Jaccard, Professor of Sustainable Energy and Director of the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University; Sarah Petrevan, Policy Director at Clean Energy Canada; and the Globe and Mail's Adam Radwanski.
Toronto's municipal government is set to discuss hiking land transfer taxes. Benjamin Dachis, economist and Director of Public Affairs at the C.D. Howe Institute, talks about why it may not be an effective tool for revenue generation. He also offers some views on these taxes in the context of one of Canada's hottest markets.