Trudeau promises rebates as Ottawa moves to levy carbon tax on provinces outside the climate plan

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By John Paul Tasker, CBC News, October 23, 2018

The federal Liberal government will slap a carbon tax on fuels in provinces and territories with no adequate emissions pricing plans of their own — but will send annual rebates to Canadian families to offset most of the added costs of this climate-change fighting initiative.

Extreme weather events like floods, wildfires, storms and droughts offer proof that Canada is already grappling with the effects of climate change — and these increasingly frequent events demand action from Ottawa in the form of a national price on carbon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday in Toronto.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tasker-carbon-tax-plan-trudeau-1.4874258