SaskEnergy says a nation-wide carbon tax will cost Saskatchewan residents.
The tax is set to be implemented in 2018, starting at 10-dollars-a-tonne.
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Dave Burdeniuk with SaskEnergy says the average residential customer would see their natural gas bill increase right away.
The tax will rise to 50-dollars-a-tonne in 2022, which would cost customers about 265-dollars a year.
Burdeniuk says those are just initial figures, and it will likely be more after they factor in all of SaskEnergy’s operational expenses.