The carbon tax will also indirectly increase the price of groceries by increasing the cost of transportation.
The carbon tax is undermining the authority of provinces to set their own taxes on other things.
The federal government should undo regulations that impede large infrastructure projects including pipelines.
The carbon tax will cost Canadians an estimated 184,000 jobs.
According to the PBO, 60 per cent of households in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will pay more in carbon taxes than what they receive in rebates.
The prime minister has mandated the end of new vehicle sales that emit greenhouse gases by 2035.
Emitting greenhouse gases makes sense whenever the benefits exceed the costs including environmental costs.
The logic of the carbon tax is that it should be the only government incentive.
There’s scant evidence the carbon tax has helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions.