Manitoba extending fuel tax holiday

The Manitoba government is extending the fuel tax holiday.

Premier Wab Kinew made the announcement on CTV Morning Live on Tuesday ahead of the unveiling of the provincial budget.

The current tax break, which is in place from Jan. 1 to the end of June, removed the 14 cent provincial tax on gas.Now, the province has extended the tax break for another three months.

Kinew’s announcement comes just hours before the Manitoba government is set to introduce its latest budget, which is expected to include rebates on electric vehicles, a bigger tax credit for fertility treatments and free prescription birth control.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

– With files from CTV’s Ainsley McPhail and The Canadian Press.

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