Thursday, December 13, 2018

CEC receives a submission on hydraulic fracturing

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
Montreal, October 9, 2018

On 3 October 2018, a resident from the municipality of Los Ramones in the State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico (the “Submitter”) filed a submission with the CEC Secretariat, asserting that Mexico is failing to effectively enforce environmental laws with respect to hydraulic fracturing operations which are now causing harm to the health and the environment of the local residents.

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To learn more about the CEC's Submission on Enforcement Matters, view this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdWH950zoeY&feature=youtu.be

Posted October 11, 2018


 

WorkSafe educates workers, employers on workplace impairment

WorkSafe News Release
For immediate release, October 10, 2018

Regina, SK – As part of ongoing efforts to help prepare workplaces for the legalization of cannabis, WorkSafe Saskatchewan has added some additional resources for employers to its website and launched an awareness campaign targeting Saskatchewan workers.

Find more information and resources on the WorkSafe website

Posted October 11, 2018


 

Citizens Group Raises Concerns Over Farmland Drainage

October 2, 2018

A group of concerned citizens from across Saskatchewan and Manitoba are raising concerns about Saskatchewan’s new Agricultural Drainage Policies. Farmers, ranchers, urban, rural, downstream landowners, and recreational users came together to deliberate and propose solutions to the ongoing negative effects of farmland drainage. Their concerns have been captured in an Insightrix Report “CALL TO ACTION” Findings from Farmland Drainage Roundtable Initiative.

Read the full press release here

Read the Insightrix Report here

Posted October 8, 2018


 

SSGA Welcomes Successful Negotiation of USMCA

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) welcomes the successful completion of negotiations of the new modernized trade agreement with the United States and Mexico. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) replaces the former North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Trade between the North American countries is extremely important for the Canadian economy. The U.S. is Canada’s largest trading partner with exports to the U.S. totaling $420.6 billion in products in 2017, while trade with Mexico has been growing.

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Posted October 3, 2018


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

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Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
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Boehringer logo

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed SeCan
Ponderosa Ag Sales SCIC
   

 

The SFC also gratefully acknowledges funding for…
Facilitating Forage Initiatives in Saskatchewan’ project through the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Industry Development Fund (SCAIDF)

SCA