Agriculture

Flicker photo by Law Keven
Flicker photo by Law Keven

Federal government helps elk and deer ranchers capture new markets

From paNOW
November 17, 2010 - 12:09pm Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:01pm

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Ottawa is developing a strategy to increase exports of Canadian deer and elk to international markets.

The federal government is investing $20,000 into the strategy that will help ranchers identify new opportunities and reach out to international customers.

A grain hopper acts as a moving billboard for the province. Flickr photo by Bruce Fingerhood
A grain hopper acts as a moving billboard for the province. Flickr photo by Bruce Fingerhood

Provinces makes hopper car fleet available to shortline industry

From paNOW
November 12, 2010 - 7:39am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:01pm

Saskatchewan shortline railways are being given first dibs on provincial hopper cars.

At the SARM convention in Saskatoon, the provincial government announced it’s giving the railways leasing priorities over CN and CP railways.

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