DIVERSIFYING WA’S ECONOMY, Farm Challenge

by 8 February 2020

Article by Jenne Brammer courtesy of the Weekend West.

Dry climate, China’s health, activists, red tape cloud future

WA agriculture pumps almost $9 billion into the economy each year and is the State’s biggest industry after minerals and energy. But challenges ranging from a drying climate to activists and red tape are limiting its potential.

Contributing most are the 3500 WA grain farmers who produce about $5 billion-$6 billion worth of wheat, barley, oats and other grains [...]

Donald Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address

by 5 February 2020

“The unemployment rate for women reached the lowest level in almost 70 years. And, last year, women filled 72 percent of all new jobs added.” – President Trump

Keep cutting the red tape

by 2 February 2020

Article courtesy of the Estevan Mercury.

Each year the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has its Red Tape Awareness Week.

It highlights the governments that CFIB says are doing the right thing by making life easier for businesses. These governments are awarded the Golden Scissors Award. CFIB also rags on those that make life tougher for businesses with unnecessary red tape by giving them the Golden Paperweight Awards. They also grade provinces for their [...]