Agriculture

Local rally hwen Bill 6 was introduced
Local rally hwen Bill 6 was introduced Photo credit to LethrbidgenewsNow.com

Public input sought as Province releases recommendations on rules for Alberta farm workers

By Dori Modney with files from The Canadian Press
March 6, 2017 - 3:34pm

EDMONTON -   The group examining employment standards for Alberta's agriculture sector, also known as Bill 6, is recommending that farm workers should not get overtime pay.

"In the Field" looks at economic outlook for the ag industry and new opportunities for farmers

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles & Dori Modney - @Dori_Modney
February 24, 2017 - 6:16pm

LETHBRIDGE - In this week's run of "In the Field", we go over some good news for farmers, some potential new markets and statistics that show farm life is getting safer.

Economic outlook remains stable for ag industry

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