The Alberta government recently proclaimed Bill 19 which made several amendments to the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act including new restrictions on vaping products. These changes will take effect on July 31, 2021.
The major amendments to Alberta’s tobacco (and vaping) legislation:
Metal Recycling - The metal piles where recently recycled and the following are the weights from each location:
Halkirk - 62,112lbs or 28.2 metric tons
Castor – 186,827lbs or 84.8 metric tons
Coronation – 258,708lbs or 117.4 metric tons
Electronics - A lot of electronics are being found in the “Household Bins”. Please do your part and place them in the provided cages. listed below are the weights for the recent E-Pilot electronics pickup:
Castor - 1,134 Kg
Coronation – 822 Kg
Halkirk – 352 Kg
Keep up the great work
Reminder: Sort out your Loads and place in the designated locations
Tarp or Tie-Down Your Loads
The UFA Rural Communities Foundation is offering a $100,000 grant to ensure rural Alberta remains strong. Groups who are eligible to apply include registered charities under the Canada Revenue Agency, registered non-profit organizations who are registered with either their provincial or municipal government and community service co-operatives.
Application deadline - August 31, 2021
Find out more and apply here
Twenty-first century farms are high-tech operations – from livestock and dairy to cereals and greenhouses, Alberta producers are leading the way for modern agriculture.
With that in mind, Alberta has introduced the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Farm Technology program to make farmers and ranchers even more competitive.
Find out more about the Farm Technology program