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Saskatchewan Says Federal Carbon Tax Is A Job Killer, But Is It Really?

Premier Scott Moe's government says the levy makes Canada less competitive.

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says the federal carbon tax is killing jobs, but experts and even the province’s trade minister say it’s not that easy to calculate.

The government reports that jobs are down in the oil and gas sector by about 1,400 and by another 1,500 in mining compared with July 2018.

The province brought in its own tax on excess emissions from heavy industry in January, but…

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