Press MPs On Food Tax Relief

Cabinet should suspend the carbon tax on farmers, food processors and retailers, the Commons agriculture committee was told yesterday. Long term impacts of higher fuel charges compared to U.S. competitors are unknown, said the senior director of Dalhousie University’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab: “That is why I am recommending a pause on the carbon tax for the entire food industry from farm gate to stores and restaurants.”

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