More than 80 per cent of middle-class families have experienced an increase in their federal income taxes.
For much of the summer, the federal government will backstop construction costs by Kinder Morgan, a private firm.
Pipeline expansion project may generate $50 billion in government revenue over 20 years.
The theoretical or “ideal” carbon-pricing system has never been implemented.
Kinder Morgan stopped all “non-essential spending” on the $7.4 billion project due to regulatory, legal and political barriers.
The decline in foreign direct investment since 2007 totals an almost unimaginable 74.9 per cent.