Saskatchewan, supporters combat federal carbon tax as legal challenge gets underway

Published 23:12 on February 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 02:11 on February 14, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The province of Saskatchewan and its allies argued Wednesday that the Canadian federal government's carbon tax mandate is unconstitutional and violates the principles of federalism, kicking off the first of two lawsuits this year against Ottawa's ‘backstop’ CO2 pricing plan.

The province of Saskatchewan and its allies argued Wednesday that the Canadian federal government’s carbon tax mandate is unconstitutional and violates the principles of federalism, kicking off the first of two lawsuits this year against Ottawa’s ‘backstop’ CO2 pricing plan.

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