In a week where the federal government rolled out a draft of its protocol for carbon offsets from reducing methane emissions, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith jabbed back relatively hard on the subject and the proposal. Environment and Climate Change Canada says the protocol for Reducing Enteric Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle (REME protocol) is intended… Read More

Alberta’s Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation says he has a list of “good stuff that isn’t finished yet” that he’s planning to tackle following his reappointment to the agriculture post in cabinet by new Premier Danielle Smith. Nate Horner was originally tapped to serve as the province’s agriculture minister by Smith’s predecessor Jason Kenney in… Read More

Nate Horner will remain Alberta’s agriculture minister following the unveiling of new Premier Danielle Smith’s cabinet. Horner, the UCP MLA for Drumheller-Stettler, was first appointed minister of agriculture and forestry by former Premier Jason Kenney in November 2021. Under Smith, Horner’s title no longer includes forestry and rural economic development, but irrigation has been tacked… Read More


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