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The coming CETA litigation boom

There will be a significant increased risk of Canada being sued by banks, insurers and holding companies By Scott Harris, Trade Campaigner, Council of Canadians After five years of negotiations, Canada and the European Union announced on September 26, 2014 … Continue reading

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Money, jobs and a flood of young adults moving to the New West

By Mark Milke, Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute and author of Go West, Young Adults: The 10-year Western Boom in Investment, Jobs and Incomes If you’re young or have very little education, where’s the best place in the country … Continue reading

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The pandemic of 1918 – Lest we forget

By James Marsden, Kansas State University Regent’s Distinguished Professor of Food Safety, reprinted from meatingplace.com (The views and opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the author.) The Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 – 1919 caused more deaths … Continue reading

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Natural Gas: An Historic Opportunity for a Cleaner, More Prosperous World

So why are environmentalists against it? By Gwyn Morgan Which fossil fuel is the largest generator of greenhouse gas emissions and toxic smog? If you answered coal, you’re right. Coal produces half of all global carbon dioxide emissions and almost … Continue reading

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Responding to consumers critical for growth of cattle industry

Traceability is vital to the industry’s long-term sustainability By Ted Power, President , ViewTrak Technologies Livestock producers all over the world understand the positive impact tracking and sharing animal data can have on the marketplace. They know that, due to … Continue reading

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CanFax Forum coming November 18 – 19 in Calgary

See you at the third annual Canfax Cattle Market Forum – a forum dedicated to presenting information and perspectives specifically on the main factors affecting the Canadian cattle markets. Today, cattlemen, feedlot managers and agri-business professionals continue to rely on … Continue reading

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Role of family farmers on World Food Day

On World Food Day – October 16 – the National Farmers Union is reflecting on hunger and the critical need to eradicate it. Farmers understand the relationship between food and hunger uniquely and very well as the primary producers of … Continue reading

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