'Just quit!' Hundreds of carbon tax protesters at the Alberta-Saskatchewan border send a message to Trudeau

An all-day 'Axe the Tax' demonstration spilled onto Highway 16 at Lloydminster, the border city straddling Alberta and Saskatchewan, as the national carbon tax was hiked from $60/tonne to $80/tonne.

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The event, which included a convoy slow roll, was part of a series of nationwide rallies against the inflationary tax of Canadian carbon dioxide emissions.

Rebel News journalists reported on citizen-organized events in Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver, Lloydminster, and Crowsnest Pass.

The carbon tax, one of the leading drivers of inflation in Canada, has been a flagship policy for the Trudeau Liberals, and has drawn the ire of premiers across the country, including the NDP's Wab Kinew in Manitoba and NL's Liberal Premier Andrew Furey.

The carbon tax, one of the leading drivers of inflation in Canada, has been a flagship policy for the Trudeau Liberals and has drawn the ire of premiers across the country, including the NDP's Wab Kinew in Manitoba and N.L.'s Liberal Premier Andrew Furey.

Saskatchewan and Alberta's governments have long been allies against Prime Minister Trudeau's radical green schemes, uniting in opposition to the carbon tax, the plastics ban, and the no-more-pipelines bill, C-69.

No arrests were made during the peaceful, family-friendly protest on Monday; however, the police presence was heavy but regulated to traffic control.

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