Not *quite* axing the carbon tax
The Liberal government has announced new measures to ease the burden of the carbon tax on rural Canadians, a carve-out from one of their landmark policies. Liberal MP Kody Blois, the chair of the Atlantic caucus who helped push for the changes, joins The House to talk about why he thinks it's necessary. Toronto Star parliamentary bureau chief Tonda MacCharles and The Hub editor-in-chief Stuart Thomson weigh in on that move and the bubbling internal debate the Liberals face over the Israel-Hamas war. The CBC’s Mykella Van Cooten takes a look at why some innovative cancer treatments — approved abroad — are not allowed yet in Canada. Plus — Alberta’s minister of mental health and addictions, Dan Williams, on his province’s approach to the opioid crisis.