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October 18, 2018

Applications Now Open!

Farm Health and Safety Producer Grants are now available to help eligible agriculture employers comply with new OH&S requirements coming into effect Dec.1st, 2018.

October 4, 2018

What you need to know about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

On September 30, Canada, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement on a new, modernized trade agreement: The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

July 12, 2018

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Advancing innovation in Canada’s beef sector with a $14 million federal investment.

July 4, 2018

New Canadian Agriculture Programs Open for Applications

The Public Agriculture Literacy Program is a new program under the Public Trust Program theme funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), which is in effect from April 2018 until March 2023.

April 4, 2018

Budget 2018 Highlights for UFA Members and Agriculture Producers

Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci recently delivered his 2018 budget entitled A Recovery Built to Last.

April 4, 2018

Applications Open for Canadian Agriculture Partnership Programs

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) is seeking input from the agricultural community to help develop the new programs and activities related to the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP).

March 2, 2018

Your Input Matters!! Be a part of creating the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) is seeking input from the agricultural community to help develop the new programs and activities related to the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP).

Jan 17, 2018

Employment Standards Update – Learn the New Rules

The provincial government has introduced Alberta's new Employment Standards Code which came into effect Jan. 1, 2018

Nov 2, 2017

Executive Update – Tax Proposals 2017

We are pleased to provide an update with regard to the proposed tax changes. First of all, we would like to acknowledge and thank the Federal government for taking the time to review the 21,000 submissions received in response to the proposed tax changes.

Jan 27, 2017

Alberta Carbon Levy

As part of the new Climate Leadership Plan, effective January 1, 2017 the Government of Alberta will be implementing a carbon levy (putting a price on carbon) that will be included in the price on all fuels with an aim to reduce carbon emissions.