Carbon Levy - Introduction

This section provides general information on the introduction of carbon pricing in Prince Edward Island under the Climate Leadership Act and regulations.

What is the Carbon Levy?

Prince Edward Island is implementing a made in PEI carbon pricing plan effective April 1, 2019. This is a two part plan:

  1. A carbon price for consumers, administered by the province.
  2. An output based pricing system for large emitters administered by the federal government.

Under the Climate Leadership Act and regulations a carbon levy will be charged on consumer purchases of fuels.

When will carbon pricing come into effect?

Carbon pricing will come into effect on April 1, 2019.


Disclaimer: This page is prepared for information purposes only, and should not be considered a substitute for the applicable statutes. Should there be any conflict between the contents of this page and the statutes, the statutes shall prevail.
Published date: 
November 2, 2018
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