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Todd MacKay is the prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Carbon tax to make everything cost more: taxpayer federation

By Lauren Golosky May 18, 2017 - 12:14pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:30pm

Just as the federal government laid out how it’d impose a carbon tax on the provinces, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) sounded the alarm on the impact of a carbon tax...

Premier Brad Wall told a crowd of supporters the province would "beat" a federal carbon tax in court during a speech in Saskatoon on April 27, 2017.

'Going to beat that case:' Wall promises carbon tax court battle

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 28, 2017 - 12:26am Updated: April 28, 2017 - 12:45am

Premier Brad Wall made his clearest indication yet he'll challenge a federal carbon tax in court during a speech Thursday night.

Speaking at the premier's dinner in...

Primes Minister Justin Trudeau took questions from Saskatchewanians during a town hall at the University of Saskatchewan on Jan. 25, 2017.

Trudeau speaks to packed theatre for Saskatoon town hall

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 25, 2017 - 3:43pm Updated: January 25, 2017 - 10:36pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a whirlwind visit to Saskatoon Wednesday, taking questions from the public at a town hall hosted by the University of Saskatchewan.


In a province-wide poll, 73 per cent of people said they were against a federally-imposed carbon tax, with 56 per cent strongly opposed. Twenty-seven per cent were in support.

Poll shows Sask. residents support premier's carbon tax fight

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 5:20pm

It appears the people are with the premier in a fight against a federal carbon tax.   A new province-wide Insightrix Research poll, commissioned by the Sask. Party, asked...

In his first interview with 650 CKOM in 2017, Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark tackled the topic of carbon tax – and what needs to happen before the hammer drops.

Saskatoon mayor says city must prepare to live with carbon tax

By 650 CKOM January 3, 2017 - 1:49pm Updated: January 3, 2017 - 1:49pm

Saskatoon mayor Charlie Clark made his first appearance of 2017 on 650 CKOM Tuesday.

Speaking with host Gerald Bauman, Clark touched on the issue of a national carbon...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall continues to oppose a federal carbon tax being imposed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

'A rejection of reality:' Wall says carbon tax decision ignores Trump

By 650 CKOM December 13, 2016 - 12:01pm Updated: December 13, 2016 - 12:01pm

The premier of Saskatchewan has suggested a recent first minister's meeting felt like it could have happened in an alternate universe.

Back in the province Tuesday, Brad...

Photo of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

'I wish Justin Trudeau was a little more like Hillary Clinton:' Wall continues stance against carbon tax

By Britton Gray October 12, 2016 - 3:54pm Updated: October 13, 2016 - 6:24am

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the plan proposed by Hillary Clinton would be more effective than the announced carbon tax.

“When I take a look at Hillary Clinton’s...

Premier Brad Wall addresses media at a news conference in Saskatoon Oct. 11, 2016.

Wall vows to continue fight against carbon tax

By 650 CKOM October 11, 2016 - 2:22pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 2:26pm

Premier Brad Wall is continuing to speak out against a carbon tax announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In remarks to the House of Commons last week, Trudeau said...

Regina-Wascana MP Ralph Goodale. Aug 11, 2016

Ralph Goodale defends national carbon pricing

By Lisa Schick October 10, 2016 - 12:35pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 12:45pm

Saskatchewan's only MP in the current Liberal government is explaining and defending the prime minister's announcement of a carbon pricing plan last week.

The Prime...

Premier Brad Wall is willing to go to battle against a carbon tax.

Premier Brad Wall says he'll fight national carbon tax

By Sarah Mills October 7, 2016 - 12:25pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 1:20pm

Premier Brad Wall is willing to go to battle against a carbon tax.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a $10 per tonne price on carbon in 2018 growing to $50 per ...

Premier Brad Wall

Sask. Premier adamant on no national carbon tax

By Lisa Schick February 27, 2016 - 1:17pm Updated: February 27, 2016 - 1:30pm

The federal government seems determined to set a national carbon price - but Premier Brad Wall is digging in his heels.

The Prime Minister will sit down with provincial...

Wall suggests there might be a way around national carbon tax

By The Canadian Press February 24, 2016 - 6:25am Updated: February 24, 2016 - 6:45am

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says a federal government cannot tax a provincial government and that might play a role in any potential national carbon tax.

Wall says he...