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Alberta’s top agriculture politicians pledge to work together

Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier says he and Wildrose critic 
Rick Strankman ‘both have the same goal in mind’

The NDP’s majority win was a big surprise, and now Alberta’s new ag minister and his chief critic have another one — they want to work together. Oneil Carlier, a rookie politician now in charge of both agriculture and forestry, and Wildrose ag critic, Rick Strankman both told Alberta Farmer they’d rather work together than […] Read more

Who are Oneil Carlier and Rick Strankman?

They come from opposite ends of the political spectrum, but Oneil Carlier and Rick Strankman share some common ground. For starters, both know farming in dry country. Strankman’s operation is near Altario (roughly halfway between Medicine Hat and Lloydminster) while Carlier grew up on a cattle and grain operation in Val Marie, Sask., 120 kilometres […] Read more