- Some of the proceeds raised by the Alberta $30-per-tonne carbon tax on large industrial facilities will fund green technology projects.
- The Alberta’s United Conservative Party government industry tax is being set at a higher level per tonne than the $20 Premier Jason Kenney promised during the spring election.
- The tax could increase in future years.
- Alberta’s UCP and the Conservative Party of Canada campaigned against all carbon taxes during the federal election that ended last week.
- Environment Minister Jason Nixon said Alberta’s UCP government will keep fighting a federal carbon tax, arguing that tax is unconstitutional.
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