Opinion

In October, the port of Coutts processed more than 16,300 vehicles and 12,500 commercial trucks for entry into Canada. There were 15 seizures valued at more than $44,000, resulting in more than $15,600 in penalties to travellers. Of the 49,000 travellers, there were 83 people refused entry, 356 people were granted permanent residence status and 218 people received work permits.

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In this recent article, a number of statements were made about the Canadian Grain Commission and Canada’s grain grading system. The Canadian Grain Commission would like to provide some clarification.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 16:52

Don’t privatize ISC

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The Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS)  is encouraging the Saskatchewan Party Government not to privatize the Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan (ISC).

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:45

Writer opposes wild horse slaughter in Alberta

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I wholeheartedly support the objections raised by Mr. Krejci and Ms. MacKenzie in the letter, and am glad they publicly shared their concerns. I’m afraid these cullings may eventually lead to the eradication of wild horses in Alberta.

As members of the Sask Party youth wing moved to support a lower drinking age, the governing party made its own moves to widen access to liquor earlier this week.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 15:37

Despite our greedy natures: selflessness should prevail

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The political cartoon said it all: an NHL player at an ATM machine looks at his bank statement screams “I’m down to $10 million, arrrrgh!” as someone standing nearby observed, “the NHL players are starting to weaken.”

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Recently, Alberta’s PC Government introduced the Responsible Energy Development Act (Bill 2). Bill 2 would create a new one-stop-shop regulator to help streamline the process of receiving project approval. This is a laudable goal, and is something industry has been asking to be accomplished.

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