Is the federal government actually adding a green tax to pickup trucks?

A section on page 192 of the federal government’s new emissions reduction plan that refers to a “green levy” on pickup trucks has caught the attention of many Canadians. Thousands of people, including many Conservative politicians, have not only read but shared a column titled “Trudeau planning a tax on trucks” that was published on the websites of Postmedia’s Sun newspapers on April 14. The column, written by Kris Sims of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, focuses on a section in the latter half of the 271-page emissions reduction document that calls on the federal government to “broaden Canada’s existing Green…

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