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Friday, 17 March 2017 13:53

MBP Carbon Pricing Policies Could Help Parkland Producers

The Manitoba Beef Producers have taken their stance on carbon pricing.

MBP released their carbon pricing policy Thursday morning, and held a conference call with the media as well.

President Ben Fox believes that, if used, their policies could benefit Parkland producers going forward.

"If it comes to fruition where our ideas six ideas from our paper get utilized, it'll be a big lift for the beef producers, and basically all agriculture producers in the province."


Part of MBP's policy implementations include exempting on-farm agricultural emissions, and recognizing agriculture for the greenhouse gas reduction benefits it provides.

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Highland Motel Fire

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:11
Highland Motel Fire

Police and Fire trucks are at the Highland Motel responding to an apparent fire, CKDM is following the story and will have more details once they become available. 

RM of Sifton Holding By-Election

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 14:33
RM of Sifton Holding By-Election
The RM in Sifton is getting ready for a by election.

Riding Mountain National Park Expecting Busy Summer

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 07:18
Riding Mountain National Park Expecting Busy Summer
With the summer here Riding Mountain National Park is getting ready for visitors to arrive.

Community Futures Parkland Give out Entrepreneur Grants

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 06:19
Community Futures Parkland Give out Entrepreneur Grants

Community Futures Parkland have awarded an animal grooming company out of Swan River, as well as an electrical company operating in Gilbert Plains and Dauphin with Entrepreneur Grants.