alberta coal power
The regulation was passed by the previous Conservative government.
As part of its climate change plan, Alberta is shutting down coal-fired electricity generation by 2030.
"People are definitely concerned about their livelihoods and their families."
Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said the government will work to ensure that the tax doesn't have "detrimental economic effects.''
"By focusing on these plants, we can make a huge impact."
The report also suggests Alberta phase out its coal-fired power generation by 2030.