Canada’s Northwest Territories to delay carbon tax by two months

Published 15:37 on June 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:38 on June 6, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Northwest Territories (NWT) government will delay the implementation of its C$20 carbon levy from next month until September as it requires more time to review the policy’s underlying legislation, but it added the Canadian federal government would not fill in the two-month gap with Ottawa’s ‘backstop’ CO2 tax.

The Northwest Territories (NWT) government will delay the implementation of its C$20 carbon levy from next month until September as it requires more time to review the policy’s underlying legislation, but it added the Canadian federal government would not fill in the two-month gap with Ottawa’s ‘backstop’ CO2 tax.

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