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Income inequality not a problem in Canada

By Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President, Business Council of British Columbia Canada has long been known as a country that promotes the values of equity and fairness within our society. That helps to explain why the issue of economic inequality … Continue reading

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Labour Market Information Research Survey

In a Canadian Federation of Agriculture report, labour issues are identified as the number one priority facing the Canadian agriculture industry today. Your help is needed to determine how much farm work is done by family members and how much … Continue reading

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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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