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Ontario Cap-and-Trade Plan Means 4.3 cent Fuel Hike

February 26, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

TORONTO, ON – The Liberal government formalized its cap-and-trade plan Thursday in the provincial budget, projecting it will reap $1.9 billion per year from the greenhouse gas cap starting in 2017. But the plan likely means a fuel price jump of 4.3 cents per litre.

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Oil prices putting globalization in reverse: CIBC

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The rising price of oil has dramatically increased the cost of moving goods around the globe, which could force manufacturers to stay closer to home.

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CTA urges feds to scrap diesel tax

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — The Canadian Trucking Alliance is urging the federal government to remove the federal excise tax and give truckers a desperately needed break.

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BCTA takes exception to revenue neutral carbon tax claims

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LANGLEY, B.C. — On the verge of B.C.’s carbon tax implementation, the B.C. Trucking Association is still wondering what the environmental tax will accomplish.

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High fuel prices park cars

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — It turns out, the price of fuel does play a part in the driving habits of Canadians.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Fuel crunch threatens truckers; ‘Perfect storm’ prolongs shortage

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — A growing number of Ontario trucking carriers are finding it harder to fill up as the fuel supply across the province is deteriorating, says the Ontario Trucking Association.

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$200 per barrel oil a possibility?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NEW YORK — As crude oil continues to set record prices on a seemingly daily basis, one international investment bank says $200 per barrel oil could be a reality in the future.