Country:Canada
Year:2013
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:State/Regional
Date Effective:2013
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes
Climate Change Policy Targets:Energy Sector, Electricity Generation, Fossil fuels (Coal, gas, oil), Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Manitoba
URL:https://www.gov.mb.ca/finance/taxation/taxes/coal.html
Legal References:http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/e090e.php
Climate Change Description:

The Act bans on the use of petroleum coke for space heating effective December 31, 2012. Coal users must submit plans for converting away from coal in June of 2014, plans must be implemented by June 2017. Funds from Manitoba’s emissions tax on coal are redirected to support transition from coal to biomass. 

Last modified: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:00:32 CET