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Unpaid leave to by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative Views & News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's federal This tax will hurt Alberta's small and mid-
From the
by Deanna Mitchener Liberal government has unilaterally announced Publisher’s Desk sized oilpatch producers who fear the tax will
they will be imposing a mandatory tax or cap-
drive up costs and damage their ability to
and-trade on carbon pollution and all the Dana McArthur compete and provide jobs. Alberta organ and tissue
provinces must comply. donation –registry agent launch
You cannot pay what you do not have. This
Carbon is an essential gas and building block tax will also hurt everyone in this economy who
of all life on the planet. Our bodies are the hardest hit. struggle just to pay their electric bills, heat their
comprised of 18% carbon. How it ended up Ottawa claims the revenues will be returned to homes, and pay ever increasing transportation Rob
being considered a pollutant is a recent the provinces and that the additional tax money costs.
Building Canada Plan redefinition, due in part, to the opinion of many could be used as they see fit. Meanwhile, countries without similar taxes Merrifield
scientists that believe too much production of will expand and continue to grow as more Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
the gas causes climate change. In a struggling economy, asking citizens to
pay even more taxes without showing any hard attractive places for investment.
Essentially, Trudeau has put the premiers on facts on the environmental benefit, amounts to West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
notice to adopt a carbon tax of $10 a tonne in little more than economic hobbling of the
From the 2018 and increase it to $50 a tonne by 2022 or energy producing provinces. What data has
Publisher’s Desk Ottawa will impose its own. been provided that a Canada-wide tax will Letter to the Editor Policy Rob
Alberta's carbon tax plan, which starts in
impact climate change? And why does it seem
Dana McArthur Tip 2017, calls for a $20 per tonne tax and increases every government 'solution' to a problem The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters

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of to $30 per tonne in 2018, with no other involves us paying more taxes? All letters are published at the Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Conservative
increases planned. Albertan's will now be hit
Canada's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
the Hat with an increase to $50 per tonne tax by 2022. account for less than 1.6% of the global GHG discretion of the editor-publisher who
Several angry provincial environment emissions and less than 2% of the world's reserves the right to edit for clarity, the NDP invoking closure on iews
ministers walked out of federal-provincial carbon emissions. We are one of the smallest length and libel. Letters published do debate for Bill 6 despite Guest Column by Clyde Corser Man in the
climate talks after the Prime Minister's decree contributors of GHG in the world. Canada is a not necessarily reflect the policies or Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, who called stopping climate change, with countries like must bear the name of the writer and 30,000 Albertans who are
the surprise announcement a betrayal, estimates China producing over 28% of the world's include the address and telephone Letter to the Editor against the bill.
the carbon tax will cost the average family carbon emissions and the US producing over number, which will not be published.
$1,250 a year and farm families will be among 10%.

Riding Update: Robin Campbell, MLA
Letter to the Editor Independent seniors’ advocate needed Hello again… West Yellowhead

Remembrance – Honour – Respect to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm

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