taxes

Farmers getting less, and consumers paying more: APAS

Farmers getting less, and consumers paying more: APAS

Jun 14, 2024 | 9:44am
REGINA — Farmers are getting less while consumers are paying more. This is the key finding of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan’s 2024 Farmers and Food Prices report. This year’s update highlights a concerning trend: farmers are receiving lower prices for their commodities at the same time as consumers are shelling out for higher […]
Family farms at risk from higher capital gains rates: GGC

Family farms at risk from higher capital gains rates: GGC

Jun 11, 2024 | 6:31pm
WESTERN PRODUCER – Looming changes to Canada’s capital gains inclusion rates will increase average taxes by 30 per cent on the country’s family-run grain farms, putting their futures at risk, according to research conducted by the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC). “Our research shows that an average grain farm in Canada, most of which are family owned […]
CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:54pm
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is voicing its concern that a plan to move back the 2025 election by a week could trigger a number of MP pensions.  The move is part of the federal government’s electoral reform legislation brought in last week. Under that legislation, the plan is to move back the federal election from […]
Saskatchewan’s Budget 2024-2025 to be Released Today

Saskatchewan’s Budget 2024-2025 to be Released Today

Mar 20, 2024 | 5:00am
Usually, a provincial budget is shrouded in mystery and secrecy, until the finance minister rises in the house to deliver the budget after 2 o’clock in the afternoon. This year is a little different.  In the on-going battle with teachers to decide how and where to spend money to make improvements in classrooms, the premier […]
Surplus Down in Quarterly Financial Update

Surplus Down in Quarterly Financial Update

Aug 31, 2023 | 11:26am
-With files from the Canadian Press- The Saskatchewan government is forecasting a lower surplus than budgeted this year due to decreased resource revenues and higher expenses. In her first-quarter fiscal update, finance minister Donna Harpauer says the province expects a $485.5 million surplus this year, down 52 per cent from the $1 billion surplus that […]