Digital infrastructure stressed at finance committee hearing

Better rural broadband and income tax changes are among requests made of the federal standing committee on finance by farm leaders in Regina. The committee was on the western leg of its annual pre-budget consultations. Ray Orb, president of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, and Norm Hall, president of the Agricultural Producers Association of […] Read more

VIDEO: Churchill hot topic at finance committee hearing

Churchill got a lot of time in the spotlight when the House of Commons finance committee visited Manitoba Oct. 6. Broad support for finding some way to keep the port and rail line viable appeared to come from people representing municipal governments, chambers of commerce, unions and farmers. It also provided a forum for NDP […] Read more