44th Parliament, 1st Session
(November 22, 2021 - Present)

Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Report and Government Response

Report 9: The Government of Canada’s Planned Phase-Out of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and of Public Financing of the Fossil Fuel Sector
  • Adopted by the Committee: June 12, 2023
  • Presented to the House: June 20, 2023

On Thursday, February 3, 2022, the committee adopted the following motion:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee conduct a study of the government’s commitments to accelerate Canada’s G20 commitment to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies from 2025 to 2023 and to develop a plan to phase out public financing of the fossil fuel sector, including by federal Crown corporations; that the study include a review of the definition of a subsidy and the criteria used to determine if a subsidy is inefficient, how those commitments contribute to achieving Canada’s climate targets and obligations under the Paris Agreement, and how Canada plans to meet those commitments; that experts and stakeholders be invited to appear; that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance be invited to appear; that the study consist of no fewer than five meetings; that the committee report its findings to the House of Commons; and that all meetings be televised.


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