November 23, 2016

How Notley’s carbon tax drives business away from Canada but won’t reduce global emissions

Holly NicholasRebel Commentator
 

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors have released their projections for wells that will be drilled in Alberta in 2017 and it looks like we will see an increase of 1,103.

This might sound like a big increase, but we are still only at 24% utilization.

Rachel Notley and the NDP have been giving themselves a pat on the back for getting over a hundred applications for new drills under their new royalty review, but it’s clear their policies have driven business away since Saskatchewan will out drill Alberta in 2017.

And the worst of their policies is yet to come – the dreaded carbon tax.

This tax will hit the oil and gas industry the hardest since they are emissions intensive and all it will do is drive companies to do business somewhere else where there’s no carbon tax.

Watch as I explain why a carbon tax is going to take the competitive edge from Canadian businesses by driving it to other jurisdictions and in the end, will do nothing to decrease global emissions.

By implementing this tax, the NDP and the Liberals are simply handing business to our competitors.

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commented 2016-11-26 12:13:18 -0500
Spreading false news

181 Every one who wilfully publishes a statement, tale or news that he knows is false and that causes or is likely to cause injury or mischief to a public interest is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.

R.S., c. C-34, s. 177.
Date modified: 2016-11-17
commented 2016-11-24 00:26:45 -0500
it’s not a question of stupidity when it comes to the Marxist policies of introducing a crushing tax like this one in a poorly timed economic downturn..
It is all by design and it’s design is to create unnecessary hardships for people forcing them to do all kinds of things that they wouldn’t normally do.
The ramifications of which are not even completely understood by the designers of this crime but they do know that the bottom line is it will fast forward their agenda.!!
commented 2016-11-23 21:08:34 -0500
Just wait til the US says we’ll take all your jobs and we’re not going to pay you for goods coming into our country. How much money will justin throw at them?
commented 2016-11-23 19:27:49 -0500
Europe and Australia found carbon taxes cause considerably more economic damage than generic taxes do and disproportionately target the poor, so even a revenue-neutral carbon tax would probably reduce economic growth while doing little to fix global warming.

There are all sorts of things wrong with a carbon tax, but primarily, it does little to nothing to limit carbon dioxide [CO2] emissions to the extent necessary to have any appreciably impact on the future course of the earth’s climate, and it produces a net drag on the economy, It’s a home made disaster for no gain in which the poorest people will suffer the most. This is an economic opinion that echos throughout business, academia and

Bay Street – what kind of malicious bumbling regime would forge ahead with such a predictable, preventable disaster.
commented 2016-11-23 16:30:36 -0500
The money that would have gone to Alberta in investments went south to Texas. Texas is a boom state. Texas is open for business, and the drop in oil prices haven’t exactly hurt Texas.

The NDP must admit that its policies are the problem. It must also realise that it will not be re-elected.
commented 2016-11-23 16:07:42 -0500
I DREAM OF THE DAY WE GET RID OF THESE COMMUNISTS NDP TAX AND SPEND US INTO DEBT.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS NOT FREE….USE IT OR LOSE IT
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commented 2016-11-23 15:00:27 -0500
@ Ron

I wish I could answer your question, but all I can think of is corruption or stupidity of those same socialists (or more likely some combination of the two).
commented 2016-11-23 14:57:57 -0500
I couldn’t agree with you more, Deborah.

If there is a shred of honesty in the main stream socialist media, it is suppressed by the majority of corrupt media.
commented 2016-11-23 14:36:52 -0500
Why in the world would we want to decrease global emissions when it’s a hoax propagated by leftwing socialists, including the UN, to move the economic system away from a free-market capitalist system to their utopian socialist economy?
commented 2016-11-23 14:34:57 -0500
I think the MSM have been getting away with their blatant lies for far too long. It’s the media that we need to protest against, because the communist party of Rachel Notley would not be getting away with the lies and deceptions that it is, without the lying, bought and paid for MSM covering for her, and her party of destruction.
commented 2016-11-23 14:21:55 -0500
But you can depend the nitwits that support the Alberta destroyer, especially the biased full of crap media, will be all warm and giddy over this information.
commented 2016-11-23 14:19:38 -0500
As someone who wrote software to read, parse and populate an SQL database with the Alberta Well Licence document posted on the aer.ca website (spec. http://www.aer.ca/data-and-publications/activity-and-data/st1) for the new well licence application approvals and re-drilling application approvals, I can tell you for certain that an increase of 1,103 application approvals is not anything very significant especially since that number was considerably higher before the NDP got into office with their ideological economic wrecking ball.

The Notley government is once again spewing faecal matter.
commented 2016-11-23 12:58:13 -0500
“…will do nothing to decrease global emissions….”

Holly, why in the world would we want to decrease global emissions?