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Letters: Unit transfers on Crown Lands never policy

As Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development, I believe it is important and timely to clear up a few misconceptions concerning Agricultural Crown Land Leases and modernization of Crown land leases, legacy leases and unit transfers. Through 2018 and 2019, in consultation with stakeholders, the ACL Program undertook a comprehensive regulatory review to align future

Letters: Agriculture deemed essential

The COVID-19 virus is impacting all facets of our communities, the economy and our province. On March 30, the chief provincial public health officer issued the new health order with a schedule of critical services. Agriculture and all aspects related to food production and the food supply chain are listed as essential services. Our government


Letters: Changes requested

Our provincial government listened to producers when they said they wanted to see changes to the Crown Lands Act. Unlike previous governments, we don’t take the agricultural sector for granted, and were excited to phase in new rules for Crown land leases. The first auctions took place over November and December of 2019, and saw