The non-profit group Canadians for Affordable Energy is raising the alarm over how BC's carbon tax will impact households. B.C. residents currently pay a carbon tax of $35 per tonne,and that will increase $5 a tonne every year until 2021. Group President Kevin Lacey says if you are reliant on natural gas for heat and appliances -- and about 1-million residents are -- the price will rise 31% within 2 years, about $268 a household.
Carbon tax will increase price of natural gas by 31%, gasoline pump price by 8% by 2021
Ottawa’s unwillingness to hear alternatives from N.B. sounds like ‘bullying’ - minister ADAM HURAS PARLIAMENT HILL OTTAWA • There’s nothing the Blaine Higgs Progressive Conservative government can do to stop Ottawa from imposing a carbon tax on New Brunswickers in the year ahead, the Trudeau government has confirmed.
80% of Saskatchewan homes heat with natural gas, their costs set to increase 31% thanks to Liberal’s so-called “carbon price”
Carbon taxes shouldn’t come at small, medium-sized businesses’ expense — Peter Shawn Taylor
Manitoba backs out of planned carbon tax, says Ottawa not respecting provinces — Steve Lambert