By the Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen, April 12, 2019
Buried in Ontario’s budget bill are fines of up to $10,000 per day for gas station operators who don’t display government-mandated stickers about the price of the carbon tax.
The budget contains a new piece of legislation called the Federal Carbon Tax Transparency Act that would require gas stations to display the sticker on each pump. The sticker shows the federal carbon tax adding 4.4 cents per litre to the price of gas now, and rising to 11 cents a litre in 2022.
The legislation lets the government send inspectors to see if gas stations are properly displaying the stickers and sets out penalties for non-compliance.https://ottawacitizen.com/news/provincial/ontario-gas-stations-faces-fines-over-carbon-tax-sticker-display/wcm/62accf8e-d7b4-41b4-b0ed-d056ff6acc30