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The relationship between conservatives and carbon taxes is like oil and water. Or, the Leafs and the Stanley Cup.

They just don’t mix.

In Canada, carbon taxes have been mocked as a job-killing tax grab. Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, who still commands respect in the Conservative party, warned recently that pushing ahead with a unilateral Canadian carbon tax might render this country uncompetitive versus the United States.

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