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9) Carbon tax exemption bill passes second reading

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A piece of legislation, that if becomes law will provide carbon tax relief for farmers, passed its second reading in the House of Commons in May.

Bill C-234, introduced by Conservative MP for Huron-Bruce Ben Lobb in February passed by a vote of 170 to 143.

The 143 votes against the bill included federal minister of agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau.

The only Liberal MP to vote in favour of Bill C-234 was Kody Blois.

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