While the Liberals were re-elected after implementing the carbon tax, Freeland neglected to mention the government’s December expansion of it, despite previous claims that it would not increase.
Despite Justin Trudeau’s promise that the federal carbon tax would give Canadians a “cleaner environment and more money in their pockets,” that amount is only about $4 per week.
The community of North Stormont, Ont. has repeatedly asserted its unwillingness to host the Nation Rise Wind Farm, despite the previous Liberal government’s attempts.
Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson admitted Canadians will be paying more at the pumps due to his government’s carbon tax.
According to the first annual report on carbon tax revenues, Canadians paid as much as 21% more than they received in rebates in certain provinces impacted by the federal levy.
The Canadians for Affordable Energy is raising the alarm about the potential harm such an increase would have on low and middle-income households.
Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says the government is looking to work with the incoming Biden administration to ban the purchase of gasoline-powered vehicles in North America.
Jonathan Wilkinson and political aides have travelled all across Canada while lecturing Canadians about the need to cut carbon emissions.
What alternatives do Canadians have? What about those who can’t afford to drive an electric car?
“This price will increase regularly until we reach our targets. It’s the most efficient way, the most effective way to fight climate change,” Senator Marc Gold said.