Agriculture

At issue are Ottawa's plan to eliminate several tax incentives designed for private corporations.
At issue are Ottawa's plan to eliminate several tax incentives designed for private corporations. file photo/The Canadian Press

Area farmers call foul on proposed federal tax changes

By Brandon Graziano
September 23, 2017 - 10:15am

Small businesses, doctors and farmers are raising red flags over small business tax changes Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is looking to make.
 
At issue are Ottawa's plan to eliminate several tax incentives designed for private corporations.

Terry Youzwa's view from his tractor during harvest from a tweet he sent directed at the prime minister and finance minister about tax changes.
Terry Youzwa's view from his tractor during harvest from a tweet he sent directed at the prime minister and finance minister about tax changes. Terry Youzwa/Twitter

Nipawin farmer describes talk with federal finance minister

By CJME News Staff
September 21, 2017 - 11:19am

It’s not every day a Saskatchewan farmer gets a call directly from the federal finance minister in response to a tweet, but that’s what happened to Terry Youzwa this week.

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