Blaine Pedersen

PC candidate in the Midland Southern Manitoba race.

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Year in Review: Crown lands saga continues

January 3, 2020

Manitoba Cooperator - ...agriculture Ralph Eichler said. New leases, however, would operate under the rules as published, the province maintained. New Agriculture Minister Blaine Pedersen has remained firm on that line. In a November interview with the Manitoba Co-operator, Pedersen maintained that only legacy leases would get the...

Midland MLA Highlights 2019 And Manitoba 150 Celebrations

January 1, 2020

Pembina Valley Online - ...was an exciting year for MLA Blaine Pedersen as his constituency of Midland experienced boundary redistributions before the September election. "I lost the west side of the constituency but still have that St. Claude, Miami, Carman, Roland area. But then I also gained the Macdonald municipality . . . Oak...

Manitoba Proclaims Watershed District Act

December 30, 2019

Pembina Valley Online - ...success of the conservation districts model to advance watershed management in our province,” said Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen. “As identified in our Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, and committed to in our 100-day Action Plan, this new model of improved watershed...

Looking back on 2019

December 27, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...downtown area. September: PC candidates win in four constituencies Progressive Conservative incumbent candidates Ralph Eichler for Lakeside, Blaine Pedersen for Midland, and Ian Wishart for Portage la Prairie all celebrated easy wins in the provincial election on Sept. 10, as did PC candidate Myrna...

Carbon tax plows through farmers’ earnings

December 22, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...information on the situation, if I want to evaluate properly the impact on the sector," she told reporters last week. Manitoba Agriculture Minister Blaine Pedersen said he was encouraged by the request. "We’ll break it down to a cost per bushel to dry grain because this is what affects producers’ margins,"...

Pedersen Looks Back On 2019

December 20, 2019

Pembina Valley Online - ...access was big concern for farmers in 2019. During his year-end interview, Manitoba's Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development Blaine Pedersen gave us an update on what's happening with China. "The technical review committee is meeting with Chinese officials in China. They did get an invitation...

Manitoba rural municipalities put province on notice

December 5, 2019

Manitoba Cooperator - ...who have declared themselves in a state of agriculture emergency chided the province and Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development Blaine Pedersen, for lack of response. Rob Brunel, a farmer who is mayor of Ste. Rose du Lac, raised the issue of AgriStability and AgriRecovery, as well as a...

Agriculture minister Pedersen responds to cheese makers

December 3, 2019

Manitoba Cooperator - Ag Minister Blaine Pedersen responded to Trappist cheese makers’ allegations that department staff blocked their approval, saying the province’s duty is to protect consumers. “Loaf and Honey has been unable to demonstrate through microbiological testing that the method it is using to produce raw milk...

Beef producers seek fast lane for Crown land sales

November 29, 2019

Manitoba Cooperator - ...manager Carson Callum says MBP heard similar calls from other districts. MBP recently met with new Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen for the first time to discuss Crown land concerns, Callum said. Privatization is among MBP’s talking points when it engages with the province, he...

Livestock predation losses could gain fresh attention

November 25, 2019

Manitoba Cooperator - ...Development. Previous agriculture minister, Ralph Eichler, was moved to head up the new Department of Economic Development and Training, while Blaine Pedersen, former minister for growth, enterprise and trade, took over the expanded portfolio, which also covers mining, forestry and watershed management. ...

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