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Lois Ross: Budget, budget on the Hill

Hopes for the upcoming federal budget include reinstatement of the prison farm system across Canada and ‘A National Food Policy for Canada’ that includes family farmers. Source: Rabble.ca | February 20, 2018

Minimum wage increase hampers Okanagan fruit growers

B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham offered some hope of relief for Okanagan fruit growers concerning the minimum wage increases. Popham said she has heard “loud and clear” about the concerns of the minimum wage being increased beyond $15/hour as of June 2021. Source: Vernon Morning Star |
February 16, 2018