Ontario NDP asks federal elections watchdog to look into Ontario carbon tax sticker campaign - 2019-04-18

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F182.png Ontario NDP asks federal elections watchdog to look into Ontario carbon tax sticker campaign April 18, 2019, Peter Zimonjic, CBC News

The Ontario NDP wants Canada's federal elections watchdog to look into whether Ontario Premier Doug Ford is violating federal election advertising rules with his anti-carbon tax sticker campaign.

The Ontario budget included something called the Federal Carbon Tax Transparency Act, which requires all gas stations in the province to display a sticker on their pumps saying the federal carbon tax will cost Ontarians 4.4. cents more per litre, rising to 11 cents in 2022.

Gas stations that fail to properly display the stickers can be fined up to $500 a day for a first time offence or $1,000 a day for repeat offences. Corporations face fines ten times that amount.

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{{cite news | first = Peter | last = Zimonjic | title = Ontario NDP asks federal elections watchdog to look into Ontario carbon tax sticker campaign | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/federal-election-watchdog-ndp-carbon-tax-1.5104775 | work = CBC News | date = April 18, 2019 | accessdate = May 11, 2019 }}