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CFJC Today | Concerns around potential for further carbon tax exemptions undermining climate policy

November 6, 2023

Environmental economist Dr. Joel Wood says the temporary exemption of home heating oil from the federal carbon tax likely won’t make a difference for central and western Canada. “The major concern about the exemption is that it’s going to lead to this cascading effect of additional exemptions, basically undermining the Liberal Party’s signature climate policy of ensuring a universal carbon price across the country,” Wood told CFJC Today. Read more