Letters to the editor – March 22, 2018

Guns offer protection I commend Sgt. Colin Sawrenko and Staff Sgt. Greg Abbott for a fine job speaking to the crowd that gathered at the town hall meeting on March 5. It was very informative with charts, graphs, stories and advice proving what we knew anyway — that RCMP are an amazing team doing a […] Read more

Letters to the editor – March 15, 2018

Rural areas need STC It would appear the Saskatchewan Party has made a lot of blunders. Rural Saskatchewan is a very large area that is sparsely populated and very much needed the Saskatchewan Transportation Company’s services for transport of seniors who required medical attention to Saskatoon and Regina. STC also moved a lot of farm […] Read more

Letters to the editor – February 22, 2018

Grain at Vancouver Has grain performance at Vancouver improved? There have been many changes in the industry configuration in terms of structure and policy, with the most dramatic being the consolidation of grain companies and facilities, the termination of the CWB in 2012 and recent record tonnages in production and shipments. The question remains as […] Read more

Letters to the editor – February 15, 2018

Local pharmacies important Quality health care is at the heart of each of our communities, and local pharmacies are an essential part of Manitoba’s public health care system. Pharmacists build relationships with patients and their families and work hard to deliver quality medication to the patients they care about. This is why the government’s recent […] Read more

Letters to the editor – February 8, 2018

  Sustainable energy production Being involved in environmental activism for many years has been very beneficial in learning the vast array of methods that we can create environmentally responsible energy. The naysayers try to contain the discussion that clean alternatives are not there yet in technology and cost returns, which is hog wash. Clean energy […] Read more

Letters to the editor – February 1, 2018

Sask Party must change It doesn’t matter what the Sask. Party elects as their new leader and premier of Saskatchewan. Premier Brad Wall got his training from Grant Devine on how to dismantle the Saskatchewan economy. The Saskatchewan Party should have learned what not to do to an economy from Grant Devine’s history, but they […] Read more

Letters to the editor – January 11, 2018

Saskatchewan is one of the most important grain, oilseed and pulse producing regions in Canada, is a primary supplier of one-third of the world’s durum wheat, has a burgeoning processing industry and is home to 40 percent of the nation’s farmland. To quote Premier Brad Wall, “Saskatchewan has what the world needs.”  What Saskatchewan needs […] Read more

Letters to the editor – November 30, 2017

Pipelines needed Canada should run an appraisal on its unlimited natural resources with the inclusion of prime agricultural, food-producing land. Canada’s northern region, with thousands of square miles, possesses only a non-economic, surface covered with moss. Beneath its surface exists one of the world’s richest undeveloped mineral and energy fields in the world. Financial reports […] Read more

Letters to the editor – November 23, 2017

Women ready to participate Re: Special Report “Getting on Board” I am a farm-raised woman who resides in southwestern Saskatchewan. I currently grain farm and raise cattle full time. A special report on women in agricultural governance entitled “Getting on Board” was published in the Nov. 9 issue of The Western Producer. This report states […] Read more

Letters to the editor – November 16, 2017

Wrong wheat numbers Because there’s no Canadian Wheat Board, Canada’s wheat prices are the worst they’ve been in 100 years. That’s the argument in National Farmers Union board member Edward Sagan’s letter “Lament Loss of CWB,” in the Nov. 9 Western Producer. As a trained economist, respected grain markets analyst, and a member of a […] Read more