March 16, CTV News:
A decade ago pig producers were stopped in their tracks.
The former NDP government banned the expansion of hog barns. Now that moratorium, in its’ entirety, is set to be overturned.
As part of a proposed law aimed at cutting red tape and regulation, the Pallister government is lifting the restrictions on hog barns.
Finance Minister Cameron Friesen said the legislation will help businesses like producers save time and money.
“They’re spending too much of their time with unnecessary regulation or excessive regulation instead of doing the good work they want to do to,” Friesen said. Read more.