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SAWS deliver letters calling for a wetland conservation policy to the steps of Sask. Legislature

SAWS deliver letters calling for a wetland conservation policy to the steps of Sask. Legislature

Sep 26, 2023 | 4:18pm
A blue container with thousands of letters was delivered to the Saskatchewan Legislature Monday by the Saskatchewan Alliance for Water Sustainability (SAWS). The letters contained comments and concerns from a wide-range of people about the provincial government’s Agricultural Water Stewardship Policy, which is in development and in a consultation period until the end of this […]
“Time is Money”: NDP Ag Critic Trent Wotherspoon calls for province and feds to deliver supports for producers facing drought

“Time is Money”: NDP Ag Critic Trent Wotherspoon calls for province and feds to deliver supports for producers facing drought

Aug 16, 2023 | 7:13pm
The Saskatchewan NDP is joining the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA), Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA), and producers in a call for the provincial and federal governments to get supports to the livestock sector as quick as possible. NDP Agriculture Critic Trent Wotherspoon says he’s had conversations with producers in the southwest and west-central regions of […]
SAWS, NDP Critic for Water Security Agency critique WSA’s Ag Water Stewardship Policy

SAWS, NDP Critic for Water Security Agency critique WSA’s Ag Water Stewardship Policy

Jun 6, 2023 | 4:08pm
The Saskatchewan Alliance for Water Sustainability (SAWS) and the Sask. NDP Critic for the Water Security Agency, raised concerns Monday of the WSA’s Agricultural Water Stewardship Policy. SAWS says the policy lacks, among other things, requirements to restore drained wetlands, and “no explicit plan to improve water quality already damaged by wetland drainage and other […]