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Alberta wheat producers eligible for 21% SR&ED tax credit for 2017 research investments

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) advises farmers that 21 per cent of their 2017 check-off payment is eligible for the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit for their investment in AWC-funded research and development (R&D) projects. For example, farmers who paid $100 in check-off to AWC in 2017…

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AWC says delay with Bill C-49 could put grain transportation at risk

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is concerned that grain transportation in Canada is being put at risk with the failure to pass Bill C-49, The Transportation Modernization Act, prior to Christmas. The delay in Senate approval of the legislation until the New Year could mean serious repercussions for farmers since they ultimately bear…

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