Ongoing changes at the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)

Resolution 3-21, Resolution 4-21, Resolution 1-19, "The Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is responsible for pesticide regulation in Canada. Created in 1995, this branch of Health Canada consolidates the resources and responsibilities for pest management regulation." Canada.ca.../PMRA PMRA operates under the Pest Control Products Act, Health Canada to register and reevaluate pesticides, and promote sustainable …

Federal Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland Response to Resolution 5-22 : Exemption of natural gas and propane for agriculture under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

Better late than never..... Resolution 5-22 The ASBPC received two letters of response from Minister Chrystia Freeland to Resolution 5-22. Deadline for response was April 8, so these responses were not considered in the ASBPC grades distributed to ASBs on May 31. Any ASB that would like to amend their grade after reviewing the response …

Building the relationship between RDAR (Results Driven Agriculture Research) and ASBs

CEO and Chair meet with the ASBPC to talk about operations and projects; Resolution 2-22; On May 16, 2022 the ASBPC was pleased to host a delegation from Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR). CEO Mark Redmond, and board chair David Chalack attended on behalf of RDAR and shared a presentation about the organization and the …

ASB Connector E-newsletter from AFRED **UPDATE**

Strengthening the relationship between the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Rural Economic Development and ASBs. **Anyone can now subscribe to the ASB E-Connector Newsletter through an online submission form on the Alberta.ca website. The link to the submission form is now available on the ASB E-Connector page on this website's menu.*** Since July 2021, the …

Bill C206 and Bill C234 – Exemption of propane and natural gas from the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

Resolution 5-22; Resolution 10-21; Bill C206 is a private members bill introduced in September 2020, and has been reinstated into this session. This bill would update the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act so that the definition of "qualifying farming fuel means a type of fuel that is gasoline, light fuel oil, marketable natural gas, propane or …

Alberta Agriculture Response to Resolutions 2-22: Restoration of Alberta Agriculture Forestry and Rural Economic Development Regional Network of Experts, 1-22: Vegetation Management on Alberta Provincial Highways, and 5-22: Exemption of Natural Gas and Propane…

Resolution 2-22, Resolution 1-22, Resolution 5-22 The Committee has received a response from Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development for Resolutions 2-22, 1-22, and 5-22 and they are now posted on the website. Complete response from Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic DevelopmentDownload The ASBPC will met in April and identified three resolution …

Resolution Response 6-22: Amendments to the ASB Conference Resolution Rules of Procedure

The Committee has drafted a response to resolution 6-22 and it is now posted on the 2022 Resolutions page on our website.  Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These changes have been made to …

Federal Response to Resolution 5-22: Exemption of Natural Gas and Propane for Agriculture under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

The Committee has received a response from Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to Resolution 5-22 and it is now posted on the website. Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These changes have been …