Industry

Battlefords-Lloydminster M.P. Gerry Ritz says the new Liberal carbon tax will hurt the agricultural industry.
Battlefords-Lloydminster M.P. Gerry Ritz says the new Liberal carbon tax will hurt the agricultural industry. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Ritz says agriculture will suffer with new carbon tax

By Roger White
June 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Battlefords-Lloydminster M.P. Gerry Ritz is adding his voice to those staunchly opposed to the Government of Canada's new carbon tax plan, saying it will hurt people the most who can afford it the least.

Protesters block vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner in Saskatoon on April 27.
Protesters block vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner in Saskatoon on April 27. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Regina police bracing for protest outside Premier’s dinner

By Lauren Golosky/CJME News Staff
June 1, 2017 - 1:12pm

Regina police are expecting the best, but preparing for the worst, ahead of Thursday night’s Premier’s fundraising dinner.

If the dinner in Saskatoon in April was any indication, protesters will be in full force, protesting March’s provincial budget.

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