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“We want a process, we want it in writing, and we want a report coming out of that process showing that we told them these things and that they understand what we’re asking for.”  – Kent Erickson

Farm leaders aren’t happy, but willing to try again

The last round of farm safety ‘consultations’ wasn’t meaningful, but farm reps say 
they’re cautiously hopeful the next round will be

As far as Alberta farm leaders are concerned, “all bets are off” on whether producer groups will be consulted on farm safety regulations following the passing of the controversial Bill 6. “We were told right from the get-go with the new NDP government that they wanted to consult with us, and I guess that means […] Read more

Two Alberta wheat directors acclaimed

Two positions on the board of the Alberta Wheat Commission and three regional representative positions have been filled by acclamation. Joining the board of directors is Trevor Petersen from Penhold and returning director Terry Young from Lacombe. The three regional representatives are Jason Lenz from Bentley, Michael Ammeter from Sylvan Lake, and current chair Kent […] Read more