OPINION: Ottawa’s carbon tax dealt a huge blow in Alberta

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-ottawas-carbon-tax-dealt-a-huge-blow-in-alberta

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

Taxpayers have won a huge victory in Alberta as the province’s court of appeal found Ottawa’s heavy-handed carbon tax to be unconstitutional. The court’s finding that the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act tramples on provincial jurisdiction – going as far to describe it as a “Trojan horse” that “substantially overrides” several parts of the constitution – is a serious blow to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government.