Category Archives: AgriDigest Update

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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Film documentary highlights struggle of farm families to stay on the land

Although this film is made in America, a number of Canadians who have seen it have felt the all-inclusiveness of its application across the prairies both sides of the border. The producers particularly invite Canadians near enough to get to … Continue reading

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4-H Celebrates 2014 Provincial Winter Fair

Kamloops BC Provincial Winter Fair is almost upon us …. just a week to go!! The traditional 4-H event is being held at the North Thompson Fairgraunds, Barriere, BC. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Beef Carcasses go directly to Rainer Custom Cutting … Continue reading

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Make Organic Connections this fall!

Organic Week Event in Regina: There is something great happening on September 26 during Organic Week at the Saskatchewan Science Centre! Organic Connections the Conference and Trade Show, volunteers and the Saskatchewan Science Centre have teamed up to create a … Continue reading

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Creative Stitches and Crafting Alive Show Coming Up Fast!

Western Canada’s #1 sewing and crafting events showcasing, sewing, scrapbooking, quilting, knitting, needlework, fibre arts, beading and paper crafting, with hands on classes, educational seminars & free stage shows. Once a year, all under one roof! Feature Classes with Ron … Continue reading

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The unintended consequences of Temporary Foreign Workers Program reforms

The new rules are making it harder for even the technology sector to hire skilled workers such as software developers. What started in April with complaints that three Victoria McDonald’s franchises were favouring temporarily foreign workers over domestic employed culminated … Continue reading

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