‘White paper is frankly more like a ransom note’: Sask. premier willing to take feds to court over carbon tax

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall arrives for a meeting of provincial premiers in Whitehorse, Yukon, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

By CBC News, May 18, 2017 

Proposed federal rules will only apply in provinces without their own carbon tax

Premier Brad Wall likened the federal government’s white paper to ransom note and restated that the Saskatchewan would be willing to take the government to court over the carbon tax.

“This federal government white paper is frankly more like a ransom note,” Wall said.

“It’s the federal government saying here’s what you’re going to do from a public policy perspective or this is what will be forced on the economy and the taxpayers in Saskatchewan and we’re going to fight it in court.”

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