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P.E.I.’s incumbent ag critic, minister returned in election

Prince Edward Island’s incumbent agriculture minister and lead opposition critic both held onto their seats in Tuesday’s election but will return to a much different legislative assembly. Dennis King’s opposition Progressive Conservatives captured 12 of 26 available districts to win a minority government. Peter Bevan-Baker’s Greens move up into official opposition with eight seats and […] Read more



How big a player is agriculture in Alberta’s economy? Alberta farm leaders say investing in agriculture will produce economic dividends. Here are some facts on the province’s farm and food sector.

Ag matters: What should be on the agenda for the next government

Election 2015: As Albertans gear up for a provincial election, provincial farm groups share the big issues that matter to them

Investing in agriculture’s future, the nightmare of finding workers, and fair rules for sharing land and water. Those are three big issues for Alberta farm organizations, but not the only ones. None of the farm leaders and officials who spoke to Alberta Farmer had any ‘if you want our vote’ demands for the parties contesting […] Read more