Saskatchewan’s premier is again asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers.
Scott Moe says in a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, posted on Twitter, that he’s been waiting nearly a month for a response since he first asked for help.
Saskatchewan wants the amount of money available to canola farmers through a federal advance payment program to increase to $1 million from $400,000.
The province also wants the program’s end-of-March deadline extended by one month and that no interest be charged on the maximum payment amount until the issue with China is resolved. Click here to read more.