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Alberta’s Carbon-Tax Repeal Already Bearing Fruits

Alberta’s repeal is in line with wanting both economic prosperity and environmental protection: without the former, we cannot have the latter.

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Utopian legislators in the United States often look with rose-tinted glasses upon the Canadian approach to everything, from higher education and medical care to global warming and international affairs. Since Canadians are the ones who live with such policies, they are more inclined to recognize their own mistakes and to reverse the course, as exhibited by Alberta’s carbon tax. The repeal of

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  1. Daniel

    October 29, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    See now that’s what pisses me right off when people start talking about paying tax on tax ! Where the hell does the law stand when it is against the law to do exactly that charge tax on tax I think we have to start putting these policy makers right where they belong ! In jail !!! The funny thing is how things have taken on new names & discriptions to fit the political greed ( global warming ) hell when I was in school it was taught to us as evolution & I quote the world is evolving & we have to evolve with it . Truth be known if it wasn’t for ” global warming the earth would still be covered in ICE you idiots ! So pull your heads out of your asses and smell the flowers all the money in the world will not change what is going to happen except the rich get richer & the poor get poorer !

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