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Farmers tangled in red tape

Government rules and paperwork hit farmers harder than other small business owners, according to a survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. Three in four farmers surveyed cited government regulation and paperwork as serious concerns for their business, versus 69 per cent of businesses in other sectors. Among the “alphabet soup of regulations and […] Read more

The massive NDP win caught everyone off guard — even new Premier Rachel Notley. What will her government mean for producers and other rural Albertans?

What will the ‘orange crush’ mean for Alberta?

Two political analysts predictions now that the NDP is at the helm of the wild rose province

What lies in store for Alberta now that voters have elected an NDP government? Even new Premier Rachel Notley may not know the answer to that question — she’s said that it was only in the final week of the election that she realized the polls might be true and her party was heading to […] Read more