Court fight over fed­eral car­bon tax

StarMetro Halifax - - CANADA - Ryan Mckenna

REGINA—THE fed­eral gov­ern­ment ar­gues it has ju­ris­dic­tion to im­pose a car­bon tax in Saskatchewan be­cause global warm­ing is a mat­ter of na­tional con­cern. Ot­tawa has filed ar­gu­ments with Saskatchewan’s Court of Ap­peal. Man­i­toba, On­tario and New Brunswick are also re­fus­ing to com­ply with a car­bon tax.

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