Day: March 31, 2020

Carbon pricing not going anywhere, Trudeau says

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation and the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association had called for a delay to the planned carbon pricing increase. Canadians didn’t need “higher taxes driving up the costs they still face” during this “unprecedented global crisis,” the federation argued in a statement Monday.

April Fool’s Day Carbon Tax Increase is Fooling No One

CALGARY, AB: In the midst of a global pandemic, the Federal Government is using April Fool’s Day to increase the carbon tax from $20/tonne to $30/tonne. At a time when hundreds of thousands of people are being laid off and many businesses are at least temporarily closing, the tax on just about everything is increasing. […]