CWB elections in the near future

(Agri-News) Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) elections are currently underway to choose directors in five of the CWB’s 10 electoral districts.

(Agri-News) Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) elections are currently underway to choose directors in five of the CWB’s 10 electoral districts. In Alberta, eligible voters will cast ballots in districts 2 and 4. Ballots must be postmarked no later than Nov. 28, 2008.

The candidates in district 2 are:

Jeff Nielsen

Gerald Pilger

The candidates in district 4 are:

Sam Magnus

Walter Suntjens

Bill Woods

Eligible voters must be:

• an actual producer or interested party (as defined by the Canadian Wheat Board Act). Producers must have grown wheat, oats, barley, rye, flaxseed, rapeseed or canola in the 2007/2008 or 2008/2009 crop years.

• assigned in one of districts 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10.

• 18 years of age as of November 28, 2008 (underage voters may designate someone else named in the permit book eligible to vote on their behalf).

Voters may only cast one ballot in the election. If they produce grain in more than one CWB district, they will be assigned to a single voting district. Voters wanting to change districts must complete a district transfer request and submit it to the election coordinator, Meyers Norris Penny.

Landlords, vendors or mortgagees can also apply to vote provided they are or were entitled to a share of one or more of the seven major crops during the 2007/08 or 2008/09 crop years on lands within the districts up for election.

For detailed information or to obtain application form 2008 MNP-07, visit www.cwbelection.com,, call 1-877-500-0795 or e-mail questions@cwbelection.com.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Free Wi-Fi at town facility parking lots

Although Town of Ponoka buildings are closed to public access, the town… Continue reading

Online fishing program available for free

Albertans can educate themselves about the sport

TC Energy enlists Alberta to help finish US$8-billion Keystone XL project

Alberta government has agreed toinvest about US$1.1 billion (C$1.5 billion) as equity in the project

First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says

Health-care workers, seniors, Indigenous Peoples some of people most at risk, health officials say

UPDATED: How the coronavirus is impacting the Ponoka area

Precautions, advisories, and cancelled community events

A message from Ponoka County

County updates to be aware of

Police in Saskatchewan charge man with killing his parents and son

Police in Saskatchewan charge man with killing his parents and son

PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

Feds likely didn’t have enough protective gear in emergency stockpile: Hajdu

Feds likely didn’t have enough protective gear in emergency stockpile: Hajdu

Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage

Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage

Duration of COVID-19 measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

Duration of COVID-19 measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

Most Read