Canadian federal govt won’t impose ‘backstop’ CO2 tax on Alberta until 2020

Published 23:02 on June 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:31 on June 14, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Ottawa will not impose its federal carbon tax on Alberta until Jan. 1, 2020 after the province’s new conservative government eliminated its C$30/tonne levy last month, allowing the country’s largest-emitting jurisdiction to avoid paying for some fossil fuel-related emissions over at least the next seven months.

Ottawa will not impose its federal carbon tax on Alberta until Jan. 1, 2020 after the province’s new conservative government eliminated its C$30/tonne levy last month, allowing the country’s largest-emitting jurisdiction to avoid paying for some fossil fuel-related emissions over at least the next seven months.

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