Canada should wait to negotiate a continental accord on climate change until the next U.S. president takes office, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Vice Chairman Jim Prentice said.
Alberta shouldn’t increase its carbon levy for large emitters until the U.S. moves with its own regulations, said Jim Prentice, a former Canadian environment minister who’s running to lead the province.
Canadian Environment Minister Jim Prentice said he will make an announcement aiming to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from coal-powered energy facilities within days.
Canada must diversify its trade toward Asia because it has become too reliant on the U.S., Jim Prentice, vice chairman of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, said.
Canadian companies such as natural gas producer Encana Corp. risk being left behind in the race to supply Asian markets as Australia and other countries get there first.
"Our opportunity to engage the U.S. will come."
- Jim Prentice on Feb 12, 2014