Farm groups disappointed in amendment to Bill C-234

Farm groups disappointed in amendment to Bill C-234

Dec 7, 2023 | 5:39pm
Extreme disappointment is the reaction around the agriculture community, as Bill C-234 was amended to remove the carbon tax exemption for natural gas and propane used to heat & cool barns and other farm buildings. It was a tight vote among Senators – 40 to 39 in favour of the amendment – and once it […]

Sask. Cattlemen’s Association CEO “very hopeful” carbon tax exemption is passed

Jun 8, 2023 | 4:32pm

The CEO of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association is in the nation’s capital this week, focused on two pieces of federal legislation. Grant McLellan says one of the bills is C-282, a private member’s bill that he says makes it illegal for the federal government to discuss supply managed sectors during trade negotiations; the other is […]

Yorkton entrepreneur says government thwarted his ag-plastics recycling business

May 28, 2023 | 2:13pm

Dallon Leger thought he was part of the solution. The entrepreneur from Yorkton, says he collected more than 1.8 million kilograms of used grain bags over the past few years, helping his neighbours deal with their mounting plastic problem. Leger’s business, EcoGenX, transported the grain bags to a company in the United States that would […]