Federal carbon tax

Multiple rate and tax increases take effect

Apr 1, 2023 | 8:31am

April 1 means it’s April fools day but these rate increases are no joke, unfortunately. Federal Carbon Tax As of today, the federal carbon tax is set to increase which will bring a bump of 4 cents to the price of a litre of gas, totaling at 14 cents per litre. Also, the carbon price […]

Federal Carbon Tax on the rise April 1 to $40 per ton

Apr 1, 2021 | 6:20am

The federal carbon tax rises by $10 per ton on Thursday. That means the prince on pollution is now $40 per ton. As a result many Canadians will have to pay more at the gas pump, or simply to heat their homes, but they will also get a bigger rebate cheque from Ottawa when they […]

Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of Carbon Tax Thursday

Mar 25, 2021 | 5:12am

The Supreme Court of Canada will decide Thursday morning whether the federal government’s carbon tax is constitutional or not. It’s a legal decision that has political implications for the federal government, whose climate plan rests heavily on being able to put a price on pollution. It will also be a key ruling for conservative premiers […]

SaskPower bills to increase slightly as Carbon Tax jumps $10/tonne

Dec 17, 2020 | 10:31am

Starting January 1st, Saskatchewan residents can expect to see a small increase on their SaskPower bills due to an increase to the Federal Carbon Tax. The Carbon Tax on SaskPower’s carbon emissions will be increasing from $30/tonne to $40/tonne. SaskPower spokesperson Joel Cherry says the increase will be very minimal. “Even though we’re not pursuing […]

Premier Moe confident after Alberta rules carbon tax is unconstitutional

Feb 25, 2020 | 6:30am

Premier Scott Moe says the Federal Government should put the carbon tax on the shelf, at least until the matter is heard at the Supreme Court of Canada in March. This comes after the Alberta Court of Appeal voted a 4-1 ruling that the carbon tax is unconstitutional. Moe, who spoke with reporters after the […]