LETHBRIDGE, AB: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is reminding drivers to fill up their vehicles in Alberta before taking a road trip out of province this May Long weekend.
“Albertans have some of the lowest pump prices in Canada because we have the lowest fuel taxes in Canada,” said Kris Sims, Alberta Director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. “The Alberta government suspended the provincial fuel tax and that means Albertans save about $15 every time we fill up our pickup trucks. Make sure to fill up in Alberta before hitting the road.”
Alberta’s provincial fuel tax is typically set at 13 cents per litre of gasoline and diesel. But it has been fully suspended since November 2022.
“Suspending Alberta’s fuel tax has almost offset the cost of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax at the pumps and Albertans are saving big bucks because of it,” Sims said. “The long weekend road trip will be much cheaper for Alberta families compared to Canadians in other provinces.”
Albertans pay only federal taxes at the fuel pumps:
Vancouverites pay federal, provincial and municipal taxes at the fuel pumps:
Saskatchewan drivers pay federal and provincial taxes at the fuel pumps:
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