Federal budget boosts tax breaks to farmers

Categories: Canadian Legislative Issues, Newsletter Canadian, Top Stories | Author: Amy Volk | Posted: 3/27/2013 | Views: 163

With a new five-year ag policy funding framework for farmers and agribusiness prepped for launch this spring, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's latest budget largely blew past Canada's farming sector. Flaherty's budget, released Thursday, offers farmers some additional breaks at tax time -- but also points to retooling ahead for other programs, including the federal program for imports of temporary and seasonal foreign workers.

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Source: Canadian Cattlemen