Alberta carbon tax
The tax jumped on New Year's Day.
Last week, the Trudeau government announced a 'technical paper' on its proposed federal carbon tax which suggests it will mimic Alberta's carbon tax plan, quashing the optimism of those who believed the federal government when they said their carbon tax would be revenue neutral.
A price on carbon is part of Canada's plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Morneau spokesman calls it 'fun with numbers.'
Oil prices and market access are bigger factors.
The NDP says the numbers are expected to grow with a diversified energy industry.
"Our province's economic interests should not be held hostage by politicians in Ottawa."
The NDP says the right is continuing to preach inaction.
It's confusing, so we're breaking it down.
The study looked at price and coverage.