April 22nd, 2024

CP NewsAlert: Saskatchewan government won’t remit carbon levy to Ottawa

By The Canadian Press on February 29, 2024.

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe looks on during an interview in the cabinet room at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina, on Monday, December 18, 2023. The Saskatchewan government is set to decide whether its natural gas utility will remit carbon levies to Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

REGINA – The minister responsible for Saskatchewan’s energy utility says the province will not be remitting the federal carbon levy on natural gas to Ottawa.

Premier Scott Moe posted a video on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, of Dustin Duncan making the announcement outside the Parliament Buildings.

Duncan says the decision wasn’t made lightly and the provincial government recognizes there will be consequences.

More coming.

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