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Team Alberta welcomes Farm Freedom and Safety Act

Team Alberta welcomes yesterday’s announcement that Bill 26, the Farm Freedom and Safety Act was tabled yesterday afternoon. After extensive consultation with farmers, the Government of Alberta is focusing on education over legislation when it comes to farm and ranch safety.

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions welcome back minister Bibeau as agriculture minister, say that first order of business should be to end the CN rail strike

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions today welcomed the members of the 29th federal cabinet including the honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, who is returning to her previous role as minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. The commissions also welcome back transport minister Marc Garneau and welcome Filomena Tassi in her new role…

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Team Alberta urges aggressive action on BRM programs, trade and carbon tax exemptions after ‘Harvest from Hell'

With the ‘Harvest from Hell’ still ongoing, major trade disruptions still blocking farm exports into important global markets, business risk management (BRM) programs that are ill-equipped to mitigate these issues and imposition of a federal carbon tax looming on January 1, Team Alberta says aggressive action from governments…

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