China unwilling to purchase all Canadian canola; immediate resolution unlikely

March 21, 2019 – The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) – While there was some initial optimism that Chinese concerns with canola trade could be resolved quickly, technical discussions to date have not indicated an immediate resolution is possible. Canola seed exporters report that Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed at this time.

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Liberals Block Minister of Foreign Affairs Appearance at Committee on Restoring Chinese Market Access for Canola

Randy Hoback, MP-Prince Albert, March 17, 2019 Media Release –Ottawa, Ontario – Today, members of the Standing Committee on International Trade members amended a Conservative motion inviting the Ministers of Agriculture and Agri-Food and International Trade Diversification to appear before Canadians and outline what the Liberal government is doing to restore market access to China for Canadian canola.

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APAS granted intervenor status in Saskatchewan’s Carbon Tax court case

As the Government of Saskatchewan heads to court to fight the Federal Government’s decision to force a carbon tax on provinces that do not have a tax in place voluntarily, APAS has, until recently, been denied intervenor status in the landmark case. 

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APAS reacts to Federal Livestock Tax Deferral announcement

Eligible RMs announced today a good start, but not enough

September 14, 2018 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says that the area covered by today’s announcement of a Federal Livestock tax deferral is not large enough.

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