A Liberal government would put a price on carbon pollution, says Trudeau

His government would reopen the Kitsilano Coast Guard station next to English Bay, a promise that NDP Leader Tom Mulcair also made.

A Liberal government would put a price on carbon pollution, say Trudeau

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has unveiled his environmental platform, saying he would work with the provinces to put a price on carbon pollution if he becomes Canada's next prime minister.

"To clean up the mess in our own backyard, we'll put some teeth back into the environmental review process, the one gutted by (Prime Minister Stephen) Harper," he said by the ocean at Jericho Beach.

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