The Canadian Press

2008-02-19 | BC Budget Carbon Tax

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BC introduced a green budget that included a carbon tax to ensure every dollar raised eventually gets returned to taxpayers through tax reductions. Finance Minister Carole Taylor said the plan, announced February 19th, was aimed at getting a start on combating climate change . (The escalating carbon tax went into effect on July 1st.)

Date: 2008-02-19
Placeline: VICTORIA, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it has been a dramatic turn I think for this province with this budget to say we're not just going to be talking about climate action we are acting we are putting in place the financial Foundation that will make it possible >>