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Youth Employment in the Agriculture Sector

Youth Employment in the Agriculture Sector

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an investment of up to $9.2 million to enhance the Youth Employment and Skills Program (YESP) and fund up to 700 new positions for youth in the agriculture industry. This additional funding will help the read more...
Employee Training Supports for Agri-Businesses

Employee Training Supports for Agri-Businesses

In response to COVID-19, the Government of Alberta has created a new Agriculture Training Support Program to help employers in the food supply chain provide necessary training to new Alberta employees. More Information read more...
Changes to the Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) Rates

Changes to the Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) Rates

The Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) will be increasing on April 1, 2020 in all applicable provinces, including Alberta and Saskatchewan. The new Fuel Charge rates are as follows for the most commonly sold fuel products: Type of Fuel April 1, 2019 read more...
Share Your Voice on the Future of Agricultural Research

Share Your Voice on the Future of Agricultural Research

The Government of Alberta is providing farmers with an opportunity to get involved and help transform agricultural research to ensure Alberta farmers are getting the best results for their investment. Throughout January, a series of public engagement read more...
Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) in Alberta

Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) in Alberta

New fuel tax charge will be implemented on January 1, 2020 On January 1, 2020 the Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax); mandated under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, takes effect in Alberta. This fuel tax is already in place for our customers read more...
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