In a shaky voice, the 54-year-old from Buckhorn — located 30 kilometres north of Peterborough — emphatically told Trudeau she couldn’t take any more.
You have failed me, and I’m asking you today to fix that,” she said. “I’m asking you, Mr. Trudeau ... how is it justified for you to ask me to pay a carbon tax when I only have $65 left in my paycheque every two weeks to feed my family?”
A couple weeks ago, after Ontario kicked in carbon tax on New Year’s Day, Katula found an extra $45 on her monthly propane bill to fuel her baseboard heating. It was the last straw.Trudeau, of course, feigned empathy while mounting his high horse and evading responsibility:
In his response, Trudeau said governments need to ensure people barely making ends meet shouldn’t be penalized for his climate change policy, but he ultimately passed the buck to provinces to dole out the carbon tax however they see fit.Let 'em eat cake, eh, Justine?