Team Alberta advocates for a competitive, predictable and open trade environment as a means to realize the potential in both existing and new markets.
Team Alberta and the Crop Sector Working Group (CSWG) provides policy input to government and regulatory organizations in support of the crop sector in Alberta.
Reduced Regulatory Hurdles
Alberta farmers operate in an environment of thin margins and high capital costs while being at the mercy of markets and weather. Further, they have a unique and variable operating structure, which is largely incomparable to other sectors. Farmers require transparency, consultation and accountability from government with respect to regulatory decisions that could impact their operations. Farmers rely on a streamlined, science-based regulatory environment that supports the access to tools that allow for competitiveness. Key Positions