The two biggest opponents of the federal carbon tax continued to rail against it Monday morning.
Premier Scott Moe and his Ontario Premier Doug Ford held a news conference in Toronto, with Ford labelling it a scam.
“How can you believe a politician who says he’ll save you money by raising your taxes?”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said 90% of the money collected will be going back to residents of non-complying provinces .
Much of the same skepticism and disapproval of the carbon pricing system expressed by Ford has also been orated by Moe, for much longer too. Last week, Saskatchewan’s Premier labelled it as an attempt to buy votes.
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On Monday, Moe repeated that statement.
“We already know that it is bad environmental policy. We already know that is bad economic policy. But now we know what it actually is.”
Ontario, along with Manitoba and New Brunswick have joined Saskatchewan in the court challenge against the federal government.
A decision is expected sometime next year.
(with files from Drew Postey and David Boles)