Agri Hall of Fame honours Walter Paszkowski

Walter Paszkowski, 88, who had served as mayor of Sexsmith and former MLA for the Smoky River constituency and, after that electoral district was abolished, the Grande Prairie-Smoky, has formally joined the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. The honour was for his work in championing the canola as a viable crop for farmers in Alberta. He was credited as being instrumental in laying the foundation for the modern canola industry in Western Canada.

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