Notley plans to double incentives for petrochemical and upgrading projects over the next decade to $7 billion.
The province is challenging the federal government’s ability to levy such a charge.
Radio ads will air in the four provinces where the federal government is imposing a carbon tax.
The Saskatchewan government has asked the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to rule whether a federal carbon tax is constitutional.
Ottawa’s legal position is that climate change is a national concern and the federal government has the power to impose a carbon tax under the Constitution.
Critics say proposed system similar to carbon tax Ford government is opposing.
One of four provinces without a carbon pricing plan that will be subject to Ottawa’s fuel charge.
Says it would kill jobs and hurt productivity; warning signs of difficult economic times ahead.
Says the federal environment department is planning for a carbon tax of $300 per tonne.
Trudeau will have to contend with challenges from conservative premiers.
The plan will require all new buildings to be net-zero energy ready by 2032.
Premier says New Brunswickers will be paying the country’s highest tax on gasoline by 2022.
The plant won’t include putting a price on carbon.
The Ford government’s branding as a free market crusader may be off base, and their policies could stifle certain businesses.
Ottawa is simply layering a carbon tax on top of a pre-existing and very inefficient mix of regulations.