16 September 2010

Can a "Drippy Dick" tax...

...be far behind?
-- VANCOUVER -- The Pembina Institute says British Columbia should increase its trendsetting carbon tax to $200 per tonne of CO2 emissions, equivalent to a 48-cent surcharge in the price of gasoline, if it’s serious about addressing climate change.

The B.C. Liberals plan to increase the carbon tax to $30 a tonne by 2012 — but have not yet determined what will happen after the 2012 fiscal year, according to Finance Minister Colin Hansen.

RELATED: It's only money, right?
-- San Francisco -- An alcohol fee to help cover San Francisco's costs to care for inebriates won preliminary approval from the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Because, obviously... you should pay for everybody elses character defects