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Costs of Carbon Tax to Ontario Universities and Colleges

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Costs of Carbon Tax to Ontario Universities and Colleges

The following two charts show the estimated increased heating costs to universities and colleges in Ontario over the next three years.

 Universities

Estimated Total Costs Under Federal Carbon Tax  
($, with HST)

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

Algoma University

$12,211

$18,317

$24,424

$30,530

Brock University

$640,895

$962,162

$1,283,429

$1,604,696

Carleton University

$415,050

$623,105

$831,161

$1,039,216

Guelph University

$810,853

$1,217,316

$1,623,779

$2,030,243

Hearst University

$5,787

$8,688

$11,588

$14,489

Lakehead University

$142,402

$213,785

$285,168

$356,551

Laurentian University

$5,943

$8,922

$11,902

$14,881

McMaster University

$541,312

$812,660

$1,084,008

$1,355,356

Nipissing University

$122,212

$183,474

$244,736

$305,998

Ontario College of Art and Design University

$26,838

$40,292

$53,745

$67,199

Queen's University

$783,950

$1,176,924

$1,569,899

$1,962,868

Ryerson University

$33,933

$50,943

$67,953

$84,963

Trent University

$128,622

$193,097

$257,572

$322,047

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

$62,590

$93,963

$125,338

$156,712

University of Ottawa**

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

University of Toronto

$1,887,474

$2,833,617

$3,779,759

$4,725,902

University of Toronto at Mississauga

$175,779

$263,893

$352,007

$440,122

University of Toronto at Scarborough

$172,938

$259,622

$346,309

$432,997

University of Waterloo

$755,280

$1,133,886

$1,512,492

$1,891,098

University of Western Ontario

$1,146,041

$1,720,526

$2,295,010

$2,869,495

University of Windsor

$16,380

$24,591

$32,802

$41,013

Wilfrid Laurier University

$175,970

$264,181

$352,391

$440,601

York University

$32,829

$49,285

$65,741

$82,198

Total

$8,095,289

$12,153,249

$16,211,213

$20,269,174

**Note: University of Ottawa does not use the fuel types included in the table above.

Colleges

Estimated Total Costs Under Federal Carbon Tax  
($, with HST)

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

Algonquin College

$151,788

$227,876

$303,964

$380,052

Boreal College

$27,000

$40,534

$54,069

$67,603

Cambrian College

$34,726

$52,133

$69,541

$86,948

Canadore College

$38,512

$57,818

$77,123

$96,428

Centennial College

$90,923

$136,501

$182,078

$227,656

Conestoga College

$66,109

$99,247

$132,386

$165,525

Confederation College

$39,639

$59,508

$79,378

$99,248

Durham College & University of Ontario Institute of Technology

$72,159

$108,331

$144,503

$180,675

Fanshawe College

$90,465

$135,813

$181,161

$226,509

George Brown College

$92,782

$139,292

$185,801

$232,311

Georgian College

$80,824

$121,322

$161,829

$202,336

Humber College

$143,878

$216,001

$288,124

$360,247

La Cité Collégiale

$22,214

$33,350

$44,485

$55,621

Lambton College

$39,604

$59,456

$79,309

$99,162

Loyalist College

$31,697

$47,585

$63,472

$79,359

Mohawk College

$65,470

$98,289

$131,108

$163,926

Niagara College

$82,547

$123,926

$165,304

$206,683

Northern College

$41,732

$62,634

$83,536

$104,439

Sault College

$35,961

$53,987

$72,014

$90,040

Seneca College

$97,571

$146,481

$195,391

$244,301

Sheridan College

$120,114

$180,325

$240,535

$300,746

Sir Sandford Fleming

$77,750

$116,705

$155,674

$194,643

St. Clair College

$138,104

$207,332

$276,561

$345,790

St. Lawrence College

$67,607

$101,497

$135,387

$169,277

Grand Total

$1,749,175

$2,625,942

$3,502,734

$4,379,525

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