Newspaper article The Canadian Press

QuickQuotes: Reaction to Ottawa's Carbon Rebate Plan Announced Tuesday

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

QuickQuotes: Reaction to Ottawa's Carbon Rebate Plan Announced Tuesday

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QuickQuotes: reaction to Ottawa's carbon plan

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OTTAWA - Some of what was said Tuesday about the federal government's move to send tax rebates directly to residents in provinces subject to an additional carbon levy from Ottawa.

"Let me be clear, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau does not have the right to ram a carbon tax down the throats of Ontario families and job-creators. This massive tax hike from the federal government will jack up the cost-of-living for each and every Ontario family and business." --Ontario Premier Doug Ford

"We see it as a cynical vote-buying scheme using your money to buy your vote." -- Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe

"Conservatives, like Canadians, see through this cynical election gimmick and we will hold Justin Trudeau to account." -- Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer

"We do believe there needs to be a price on carbon. …

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