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July 05, 2008

Carbon Tax Reality Check

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If you live in Beautiful British Columbia or "The Best Place on Earth" as the Liberal government has embarrassingly branded our fair province, you have probably received your $100 carbon tax credit cheque in the mail.

There's a lot of complaining, at least in the media, about that tax not being a carbon tax but a gas tax.

Actually, it's a tax on all fossil fuels (well, except for those from livestock). It's hard to tax anything, especially cows or pigs or other livestock, for farting into the atmosphere.

You might want to read this PDF Carbon Tax Reality Check from The David Suzuki Foundation to make sure you understand the true intent of the carbon tax.

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