This story has been updated to include a statement from Environment and Climate Change Canada and an audio interview with Jeremy Cockrill . Saskatchewan’s premier and the cabinet minister responsible for the province’s water security agency say employees with Environment and Climate Change Canada have been trespassing on private land in the province, and they’re calling… Read More

The return of Canada’s Farm Show, previously known as Canada’s Farm Progress Show, in Regina, Sask., brought out thousands of industry reps, farmers and Saskatchewan’s Premier, Scott Moe. With the first day of the show being geared toward the theme of innovation, Moe shared his admiration for the ideas that have turned into full fledged… Read More

As blockades along the Canada-U.S. border protesting COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine mandates have come to an end over the last few days, the premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan, along with governors from 16 U.S. states are urging their national leaders to drop vaccination mandates for cross-border truck drivers. “We are writing to request that you immediately… Read More

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and AGT Foods have announced a joint venture partnership that will see a 1.1 million metric tonne/year canola processing facility in Regina, Sask. The canola crush plant is part of a larger $2 billion investment FCL is making in the construction of an Integrated Agriculture Complex (IAC). The announcement builds on… Read More

Welcome to this Friday (and last of 2021) edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show you’ll hear the best interviews from October, November, and December, featuring: Lana Popham, B.C. Minister of Agriculture, on the recover efforts post-flooding in the south of the province; Greg Northey of Pulse Canada, talks about the Container Crunch website, and… Read More

On this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, the show starts with an interview with Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, on sustainability as an economic driver. You’ll also hear an issues panel featuring Lyndsey Smith, Kelvin Heppner, and Meagan Murdoch of Hill + Knowlton Strategies. They’ll be talking about: Premier Moe’s speech at the GrowCanada conference; B.C…. Read More

The political jurisdiction of federal and provincial governments has perhaps never been made more clear than during the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw provinces taking the lead on regulations, recommendations, and requirements. Along the same vein, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says that federal policy should take a regional approach to delivery. For example, Saskatchewan doesn’t need… Read More

The premier of Saskatchewan says the dust-up between his government and the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan can be attributed to the way the province has kept its books since 2014. APAS, led by vice-president Ian Boxall, has raised concerns about the provincial government blaming its record-high projected deficit of $2.7 billion on increased crop… Read More

The federal government has rejected Saskatchewan’s plan to replace the federal carbon tax, while at the same time announcing stricter requirements for provinces looking to avoid the federal carbon pricing system starting in 2023. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the rejection “can only be viewed as an arbitrary and political decision,” in a statement issued… Read More

The federal and Saskatchewan governments are investing $9.8 million in 39 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) in 2021. The annual ADF announcement delivered by Premier Scott Moe, federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, and her Saskatchewan counterpart David Marit kicked off this year’s virtual CropSphere conference, as Saskatchewan crop commissions held their… Read More

 

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