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Farm groups across the country are hoping Bill C-49 will help ease grain backlogs.
Farm groups across the country are hoping Bill C-49 will help ease grain backlogs. Submitted Photo/Wayne Bacon

Pressure mounting on Federal government to pass transportation bill

By Nigel Maxwell
April 27, 2018 - 8:00am

The recently-amended Bill C-49 has been referred back to the House of Commons from the Senate, and both the Member of Parliament for Prince Albert and a national group representing producers said they want no more delays.

Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018.
Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Sask. launches carbon tax challenge in court

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 25, 2018 - 1:52pm

Saskatchewan’s fight against the federal carbon tax has advanced to the next round.

The government has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose its tax on the province.

A report on new revenue streams for the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has been requested by city council.
A report on new revenue streams for the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has been requested by city council. File photo/paNOW Staff

Review for Downtown Business Improvement District revenue runs by council

By Tyler Marr
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: April 24, 2018 - 3:25pm

When property reassessment in 2017 led to a significant drop in taxes for many downtown property owners, it also cut deep into funding for the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District (PADBID).

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