Follow-ups: Ag Minister Marit on AgriRecovery, Ag Water Stewardship Policy, Trade Trip to Mexico

Follow-ups: Ag Minister Marit on AgriRecovery, Ag Water Stewardship Policy, Trade Trip to Mexico

Oct 4, 2023 | 3:37pm
Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit is still awaiting word from Ottawa regarding their contribution to AgriRecovery. In late-August, the province announced $70-million towards the program to help producers who were impacted by drought conditions. Marit says the last conversation he had with his federal counterpart Lawrence MacAulay, he’d hoped to have an answer by the […]
Ag Minister Marit leading Sask. delegation to grow trade, investment opportunities in Mexico

Ag Minister Marit leading Sask. delegation to grow trade, investment opportunities in Mexico

Sep 25, 2023 | 4:11pm
Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit is leading a delegation to Mexico to advance trade and investment opportunities in the agriculture and mining sectors. Members of the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) will attend the Food Tech Summit and Expo in Mexico City. It attracts 20-thousand buyers, investors, and experts in the agri-foods industry. The […]

Sask farm leader welcomes CP Rails purchase of U.S. railway

Mar 20, 2023 | 1:32pm

A Saskatchewan farm leader sees a positive development with CP Rails takeover of the Kansas city Southern railway. CP rail’s 31 billion dollar deal will create the only single-line rail network linking Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Canadian Federation of Agriculture vice president Todd Lewis says the deal will support increased farm trade with Mexico. […]

Mexico buys record amount of Saskatchewan farm goods

Feb 23, 2023 | 1:42pm

Saskatchewan’s exports to Mexico reached a record one billion dollars last year. The provincial government says 97 percent were agri-food exports to Mexico. The single biggest increase was canola oil, with shipments up almost 80 percent to 206 million dollars, making up 20 percent of all exports. Canola oil, seed and non-durum wheat make up […]

As ‘Three Amigos’ meet in Mexico, experts call on leaders for North American vision

Jan 9, 2023 | 8:56am

From the frosty throes of a Canadian winter, the land of conquistadors and Frida Kahlo can seem a million miles away. But that’s not the way North American diplomats, trade experts and business leaders see it — and they hope the continent’s leaders have a similar vision as the so-called “Three Amigos” gather this week […]

Local Company To Help Couples With Cancelled Destination Weddings

Dec 30, 2022 | 10:44am

Wedding bells aren’t ringing for couples who were planning on destination weddings in January – thanks to Sunwings cancelation of services to Regina and Saskatoon. Saskatchewan couples with destination weddings planned for January received some devastating news yesterday – with air carrier Sunwing announcing that they would not be servicing Regina and Saskatoon until February. […]

Sask Agriculture minister discusses trade in Mexico

Oct 17, 2022 | 2:59pm

Agriculture minister David Marit is promoting Saskatchewan farm trade at the Tri-National Agricultural Accord Tuesday and Wednesday in Mexico. The Saskatchewan delegation also includes deputy agriculture minister Rick Burton. He says Mexico is an important market for Saskatchewan farmers. He says the meeting will involve U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials. The Saskatchewan delegation will also […]

Sask Cattlemen’s Association optimistic about prices in coming year

Dec 31, 2019 | 6:00am

The CEO of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association is hoping to see a price boost for the livestock sector in the coming year. In a year end interview, Ryder Lee is surprised cattle prices have not been boosted higher this fall by strong demand for meat protein from China because of a swine fever outbreak. Lee […]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirms agreement for new North American trade pact

Dec 10, 2019 | 11:19am

OTTAWA — The United States and Mexico have confirmed an agreement has been reached on a new North American free trade deal. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in Washington today that congressional Democrats were supportive of the changes, which paves the way for implementing legislation to finally be tabled in Congress. Mexican President Andres […]

Agriculture Minister David Marit has successful trade mission to Mexico

Oct 18, 2019 | 6:00am

Agriculture minister David Marit has wrapped up a successful trade mission to Mexico. Marit has returned from last week’s six day trade mission and says there are excellent prospects for expanded exports of Saskatchewan canola, oats, flax and livestock. Marit says he met with several businesses including grain millers and livestock organizations, promoting Regina’s Agribition. […]