Reports today that the New Brunswick government has accepted imposing a carbon tax levy after the Trudeau government foisted one on consumers last April, following the Higg’s government’s initial refusal to comply, comes as a distinct disappointment and merely a delay of inevitably higher prices for all forms of energy services in that province.
Reports this morning that Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission says Canadians will need to pay $210 a tonne carbon tax to meet its Paris Agreement on Climate Change isn’t going to be cheap. The report estimates an extra 40 cents a litre at the pumps, but in reality that cost is much higher.
Canadians for Affordable Energy: New Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has promised to axe Alberta’s carbon dioxide tax on May 30, a positive move that would save Alberta taxpayers $1.4 billion. But before Albertans celebrate, federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she’s preparing to impose a federal carbon tax on the province. New numbers show that Ottawa’s carbon tax will hit Albertans hard in the wallet.
50% of Manitoba homes heat with natural gas, their costs set to increase 32% by 2022 thanks to Liberal’s so-called “carbon price” (aka carbon tax) The impact of the carbon tax will not be the same for everyone. Those who use natural gas and suburban/rural families who drive long distances will be most affected.
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