We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

Bell: Team Trudeau doesn't fear backlash over carbon tax

4 145 2037

Amarjeet Sohi. He’s Trudeau’s point man on pipelines and he is from Alberta.

And we all know Trudeau’s Ottawa and Alberta could soon be on one hell of a collision course.

We’re paying the Notley carbon tax. But if Jason Kenney and the United Conservatives win power in a few months, they’ve said Job No. 1 is to scrap the carbon tax — and quickly.

We also know, when that happens, the Trudeau government is expected to step in and impose their own carbon tax.

Does Sohi fear a backlash? You know, from folks who think Ottawa should keep its nose out of our business.

After all, most Albertans don’t like the Notley carbon tax let alone a Trudeau replacement carbon tax.

Apparently Sohi fears not. In fact, he talks up the Trudeau carbon tax the feds would impose.

“Every penny collected in each province is returned in a climate change rebate,” says the minister of natural resources.

Sohi says if your costs go up by $400 because of the carbon tax you will get back “much more” than $400. And everybody gets the dough, no matter how much money they make.

“You get more than you spend,” he says.

Wow! That sounds........

© Calgary Sun