Implementing Carbon Pricing in the NWT

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Bill 42 - An Act to Amend the Petroleum Products Act (Plain Language Summary)

Bill 42 provides the legislation necessary to introduce a carbon tax in the Northwest Territories. This plain language summary was provided to the Standing Committee on Government Operations to facilitate its review of the Bill .

Bill 43 - An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Plain Language Summary)

Bill 43 provides the legislation necessary to make changes in non-refundable tax credits claimed by multi-jurisdictional individual tax filers and to provide a mechanism for the Canada Revenue Agency to administer the Cost of Living Offset (COLO) that will be used to return carbon tax revenues to Northwest Territories residents through the personal income tax system. This plain language summary was provided to the Standing Committee on Government Operations to facilitate its review of the Bill .

Estimated Annual Net Impact of the NWT Carbon Tax and Offsets

This worksheet demonstrates the impacts of the NWT Carbon Tax on households using the federal backstop and the proposed NWT offsets.

NWT Carbon Pricing Backgrounder

This backgrounder provides valuable context for the GNWT's proposed approach to carbon pricing.

Implementing NWT Carbon Pricing

This document provides an overview of the GNWT's proposed approach to carbon pricing.

Carbon Pricing in the NWT: Potential Impact Analysis

This document provides data on potential estimated impacts of carbon pricing in the Northwest Territories. The modeling for this analysis was undertaken by Environment and Climate Change Canada and Finance Canada, in collaboration with the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Technical Paper on the Federal Carbon Pricing Backstop

This paper describes the new legislation and regulations in 2018 to implement a carbon pricing solution—or backstop—for any province or territory that does not have a carbon pricing system that aligns with the benchmark.

Pan-Canadian Framework for Clean Growth and Climate Change

The federal website for the Framework

Implementing Pan-Canadian Carbon Pricing in the Northwest Territories (discussion paper)

This discussion paper presented potential approaches and considerations for carbon pricing in the NWT. An executive summary of this paper is available in French.

Approach to NWT Carbon Tax and Revenue Offsets

This presentation provides a useful overview of the contents of the discussion paper.

Summary of Public Engagement on the Implementation of Pan-Canadian Carbon Pricing in the Northwest Territories

This report summarizes GNWT engagement activities that informed the proposed approach to carbon pricing in the NWT.