Sherry Richards: Making our own medicine from wild plants empowers us

Local artist, Lori Bradford , will be hosting a hands on workshop featuring Herbalist, Sherry Richards of Big River, SK – See below for details

By Sherry Richards, Herbalist, Big River, SK – Plants are food, and plants are medicine. Wild plants have been my biggest passion for 25 years. It all started with a book that I bought on a whim called “Useful Wild Plants of Saskatchewan” by Kahlee Keane. I took it to our cabin and left it there for another year. One day it asked me to pick it up and look inside. That little book changed my life’s path.

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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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CPTPP estimated to grow agri-food exports to CPTPP countries by 25% to $2 billion

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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Saskatchewan Introducing Mandatory Minimum Training Requirements For Commercial Semi Drivers

New Requirements Effective March 15, 2019

Saskatchewan Government Insurance; released on December 3, 2018 –Starting March 15, 2019, drivers seeking a Class 1 commercial licence in Saskatchewan to drive semi trucks will be required to undergo a minimum of 121.5 hours of training.

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