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News Conference: Force Taxpayers and Carbon Tax

news conference: The dissenter was New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, who watched as residents handed six of his province's 10 seats to Liberals and one to a member of the Green party during Monday's vote, according to National Observer. Don't miss out on the latest news Sign up for our daily briefing Our position was always let the industry pay for the technology to put into research and development and not force taxpayers to pay that, Higgs said at a news conference. While some of the five provincial leaders who had publicly criticized or legally challenged the carbon tax maintained their attacks in the hours after voters elected a minority Liberal government, at least one appeared to back down. People voted for it, so we in New Brunswick have to find a way to make it work. The measure was introduced earlier this year and imposed upon provinces who had not implemented carbon-reducing regimes of their own. Higgs paved the way for the province to come up with its own scheme to reduce carbon emissions, which would free New Brunswick from the federal carbon tax. ( As reported in the news.