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Carbon price carve-out for heating oil muddied waters in Senate on other bill: Simons

Carbon price carve-out for heating oil muddied waters in Senate on other bill: Simons

Nov 16, 2023 | 4:53am
A Conservative private member’s bill to exempt more fuel used by farmers from the carbon price is stirring up intense lobbying efforts in the Senate, and leaving the Liberals on the verge of being forced to carve up their signature climate policy even more. Alberta Sen. Paula Simons said that the effort to convince senators […]
‘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 […]