Just as I predicted.
Coincidentally, the government has reduced Agriculture & Forestry salaries by nearly $100 million over the last 5 years.
The 3 recent announcements come as the ministry tries to find ways to cut $140M and 277 jobs this year.
Last week, the federal government announced that they’d be sending nearly $2.7 million to Alberta for the Food Processing Development Centre.
The person most responsible for dismantling the CWB, despite a majority of farmers voting to keep it, is now the minister over agriculture in Alberta.
Last week, the House of Commons and Senate passed C-16, which authorized the Canadian Dairy Commission to borrow up to $500 million to purchase, sell, and market dairy products.
A recent article mentioned a union letter addressed to the head of Cargill, I wondered if a copy was online, and if it mentioned the head of the plant by name.
Earlier this week, the Alberta government announced that they had established the Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee. Here are the committee members.