The article discusses the Canadian government's decision to exempt home heating oil from the Carbon Tax for three years and expand a program to help those who use heating oil install electric heat pumps. The move has put the Liberal party on the defensive, as they face criticism for the inconsistency and potential unfairness of the exemption. The article suggests that the Liberals should have focused on alternative measures, such as removing the GST from home heating bills or extending the heat pump program to cover households using natural gas and propane. Critics argue that the carbon tax is not the main cause of affordability challenges for Canadians.
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