gas tax

Gas tax paused in Manitoba, returns in Alberta at a lower rate

Gas tax paused in Manitoba, returns in Alberta at a lower rate

Jan 2, 2024 | 8:30am
As one province pauses the gas tax to provide savings at the pumps, another is bringing it back.  The Manitoba government says that starting Monday, motorists won’t have to pay 14 cents per litre in fuel tax for the next six months. The province has said it introduced the measure to help motorists with inflation. […]

No Help From Province On High Gas Prices

Jun 7, 2022 | 11:33am

Despite soaring gas prices, and inflation eating away at more income, the Sask Party Government isn’t going to do anything to ease the pain. Some provinces have taken steps to try and ease the economic impact, but Premier Scott Moe isn’t joining in just yet. When asked about calls from producers and small towns to […]

Federal NDP propose doubling gas-tax funding to cities to aid economic recovery

Feb 12, 2021 | 2:51pm

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he thinks the federal gas-tax fund that provides cities with cash for infrastructure projects should be doubled to stimulate local economic recoveries. Singh made the proposal, which had the feel of a campaign pledge, during a meeting Friday with the mayors of Canada’s biggest cities. The gas-tax fund is […]

Fougere welcomes gas tax money but says more is needed

Jun 1, 2020 | 3:11pm

The federal government is fast-tracking funding to municipalities across Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the $2.2-billion is from the Gas Tax Fund and will be sent in one payment this year to help cities and towns facing a cash crunch because of COVID-19. The money is typically sent out in two payments every year. […]