Politics Briefing: Conservative premiers push Trudeau for meeting on carbon pricing to no avail

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Hello, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she isn’t giving up on securing a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on carbon pricing even though the federal government appears to have rejected the proposal. “We are hopeful that the Prime Minister takes our concerns seriously and agrees to a meeting with Canada’s premiers,” Smith said today in a statement issued by her press secretary Sam Blackett. Smith and four other premiers pitched the meeting in a letter last week to Trudeau, noting “the vast impacts of carbon pricing.” The other premiers are Ontario’s Doug Ford, Saskatchewan’s Scott Moe, Nova Scotia’s Tim...