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Everything you need to know about the new federal carbon tax

Reference: Cottage Life

Your commute to the cottage just got a bit pricier. On April 1, the cost of gas rose by 4.4 cents per litre in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and New Brunswick after the federal government implemented a new carbon tax. The carbon tax is designed to curb climate change by imposing a fee on each tonne of emissions from fossil fuels with a goal of reducing emissions by 60 million tonnes in 2020. As a result, oil products such as gasoline, diesel, natural gas, and coal-fired electricity will see a rise in price as the federal government tries to encourage Canadians to choose greener alternatives...Read More