Canadian ‘backstop’ C$20 carbon tax kicks in, BC levy rises to C$40

Published 21:30 on April 1, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:41 on April 1, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Four Canadian provinces that resisted the federal government’s carbon pricing mandate became subject to Ottawa’s ‘backstop’ CO2 levy on fossil fuels on Monday, as the British Columbia government raised its existing carbon tax rate.

Four Canadian provinces that resisted the federal government’s carbon pricing mandate became subject to Ottawa’s ‘backstop’ CO2 levy on fossil fuels on Monday, while the British Columbia government raised its existing carbon tax rate.

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