Legislation on Check-offs Introduced

  From the Apr 12, 2017 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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 With the introduction of Bill 9 in the Legislature, agricultural commissions will be given more autonomy to choose whether their check-offs should be refundable or non-refundable. Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier.

Interview with Minister Carlier (2:10 minutes) (990 Kb)

Minister Carlier says this brings Alberta closer in line with other jurisdictions, as the 2009 amendment made Alberta the only province with mandatory refundable check-offs.

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