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Some Questions About BC’s Carbon Tax

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMBritish Columbia’s carbon tax has been extolled by authorities around the World. When it was first introduced, in 2008, the carbon tax rate was to increased by $5-per-tonne each year. The biggest criticism I’ve heard is that the province should not have capped it at $30-per-tonne in 2013. So, after reading that the International Monetary Fund invited Environment Minister Mary Polak to speak at the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Peru, I asked the Ministry some questions about BC’s Carbon Tax.

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