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Important Changes to the UFA Patronage Dividend Structure

Important Changes to the UFA Patronage Dividend Structure

If you are a member of the UFA Cooperative, the organization has published on their website important changes to their patronage program including increasing the age of eligibility to withdraw your equity from 65 years old to 70 years old. Those changes takes effect on January 1, 2018. Please follow the link below and review the fact sheet posted.

https://www.ufa.com/cooperative/news/Pages/2017/Dec/UFA-is-on-the-Road-to-Better-Now-your-equity-and-patronage-is-too.aspx

Workplace Legislation for Farms

Workplace Legislation for Farms 

This information sheet answers some of the frequently asked questions by members of the agricultural community regarding the new legislation. 

pdfWorkplace_Legislation_for_Farms_FAQ.pdf

2017 Budget Update and Proposed Changes to Small Business Taxation

2017 Budget Update and Proposed Changes to Small Business Taxation

Join us for the 2017 Budget Update and Proposed Changes to Small Business Taxation seminar on November 22nd at the Strathmore Travelodge along with the Strathmore & District Chamber of Commerce & Community Futures Wild Rose! Tickets are $10.00 each with 50% of sales donated to the Strathmore and Wheatland County Christmas Hamper Society! Tickets available online at  http://strathmoredistrictchamber.com/chamber-events-2/

GHA Invitation

Update on Proposed Tax Reforms by the Liberal Government

Martin Shields, our Member of Parliament for Bow River, will be hosting a Town Hall meeting with the Honorable Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative Shadow Minister of Finance, this coming Saturday September 23rd, 2017 form 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the Strathmore Civic Centre.  If you own a farm or a small business, the proposed tax changes may impact you.

See below link for the invitation to attend this meeting.

http://martinshieldsbowriver.ca/asides/tax-increase-event

Hope to see you there.