Alberta provincial carbon tax dead, as federal tax looms - Global News

Alberta provincial carbon tax dead, as federal tax looms  Global NewsAlberta’s consumer carbon tax is dead, setting the stage for a showdown with Ottawa over the imposition of a new one. The province cancelled its tax on gasoline at the pumps and on home heating fuels just after midnight Thursday morning. Later in the day, the legislature was to pass third and final reading of An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax to make the change official. The bill was a signature campaign promise of Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservatives, who won a majority government last month. READ MORE: Kenney says Alberta’s carbon tax will die May 30 Kenney told the house Thursday th...