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SaskEnergy could face steep fines and jail for not remitting carbon tax

SaskEnergy could face steep fines and jail for not remitting carbon tax

Nov 1, 2023 | 6:01am
Saskatchewan’s natural gas utility could face hefty fines for not remitting the carbon tax to the federal government, and its executives may also face jail for failing to do so, federal legislation says.  Premier Scott Moe announced this week that SaskEnergy would not remit the carbon tax on natural gas starting Jan. 1, unless Ottawa […]
‘Absolutely not’: No more carve-outs when it comes to carbon pricing, Trudeau says

‘Absolutely not’: No more carve-outs when it comes to carbon pricing, Trudeau says

Nov 1, 2023 | 6:00am
There will be no further carbon price carve-outs, including for natural gas, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday, as criticism of his decision to temporarily exempt home heating oil from the policy mounts and his cabinet tries to quiet accusations of regional political favouritism. Because heating oil is far more expensive than natural gas and […]
Canada’s annual inflation falls to 3.8% in September, grocery prices rise more slowly

Canada’s annual inflation falls to 3.8% in September, grocery prices rise more slowly

Oct 17, 2023 | 8:08am
Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed to 3.8 per cent in September as prices for a range of goods and services rise more slowly, including durable goods and grocery prices. Statistics Canada released its latest consumer price index report on Tuesday, which showed inflation resumed its decline, after rising during the summer to four per cent in August. The federal […]

SaskEnergy applying to lower rates on natural gas

Jun 28, 2023 | 9:03am

SaskEnergy announced they are applying to the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) to adjust its commodity and delivery service rates. SaskEnergy is set to submit a proposal to the review panel for a 22.1 per cent decrease in the commodity rate, dropping it from $4.20 to $3.30 per gigajoule.  The crown corporation will also bring […]