Kenney calls for pause on April 1st Carbon Tax Increase



Jason Kenney, Premier of Alberta, is calling on the Federal Government to pause the planned hike on the Carbon Tax scheduled for Thursday.


Kenney said in a press conference on Monday, "We need the Government of Canada to stop increasing the cost of living by shelving their planned April 1 carbon tax hike, which they intend to more than triple over the years to come.”


Kenney said that his government was planning on introducing a motion in the Legislative Assembly. The motion states, "Be it resolved that the Legislative Assembly call on the Government of Canada to stop its planned April 1, 2022 increase of the carbon tax to $50 per tonne, and its further plan to increase the carbon tax to $170 per tonne, given that Canadian fami