Producer operation

AgCoalition expresses concern over the Government of Alberta’s process in introducing Bill 17

The AgCoalition is expressing concern over the Government of Alberta’s process in introducing the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (Bill 17). Introduced on May 24 and passed earlier [Tuesday], Bill 17 has the potential to seriously disrupt the agriculture sector’s unique culture of cooperation and family-style relationships between employees and employers. Bill 17 includes a…

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Ottawa, provinces sign internal free trade agreement

From Robert Arnason – The Western Producer For years, Canada pursued and successfully completed a free trade deal with Europe. Now, after decades of complaints about interprovincial barriers, the federal government and provinces have agreed upon a new deal for internal trade. On Friday morning, the governments unveiled what is being called the Canadian Free…