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Alberta farmers, workers weigh in as safety laws are rewritten

Reference: CBC News

On the 1,200-acre cash crop operation run by Bill McFarquhar and his son Cameron, near Cremona, Alta, nature is taking its course.

While barley, peas, canola and wheat grow in the field, the McFarquhars spend their summer days getting equipment ready for what's expected to be a late harvest.

They will probably clear their fields before the provincial government introduces its Farm Freedom and Safety Act. The name is indicative of how Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party government views the 2016 Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act enacted by its predecessor, the New Democratic Party...Read More