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Atlantic Premiers Worried About Ottawa’s New Fuel Regulation’s Impact on Inflation

The premiers of Atlantic provinces are asking the federal government to delay the implementation of its new regulations on fuel, saying it will drive inflation and that their jurisdictions are disproportionately affected.
“As the July 1 implementation date of the federal Clean Fuel Regulations approaches, Atlantic Premiers remain concerned about the detrimental and disproportionate impact they will have on Atlantic Canadians,” wrote the premiers in a joint statement issued on May 25.
“These increases will further add to inflationary pressures that will increase the costs of other goods imported to the region,” they added, in reference to the combined rise of the Carbon Tax….

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