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Laughing Logger Lumberjack Show and Richard’s Racers booked for 78th PWF in Kamloops BC

Thrills and spills are in store for the 78th Provincial Winter Fair in Kamloops, as spectators can look forward to hilarious and exhilarating shows each day by the Laughing Logger Lumberjack Show and by Richard’s Racers Duck and Pig Races. … Continue reading

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A Fresh Taste of Farming … the 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo

The 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) [http://www.plowingmatch.org/home-2016] – Come enjoy A Fresh Taste of Farming at the 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM). With something for everyone the IPM is a unique event for the … Continue reading

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The best country fair anywhere! North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo

The 67th annual NORTH THOMPSON FALL FAIR & RODEO, September 3– 5 , 2016, in Barriere, B.C. Join us this Labour Day Weekend for the 67th Annual North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo in Barriere, B.C. We offer “family fun for … Continue reading

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Farmers dismayed over Port of Churchill closure

Keystone Agricultural Producers, July 27 KAP president Dan Mazier is calling on the federal government to step in with immediate action to keep the Port of Churchill running until the end of the 2016 shipping season, following yesterday’s closure. “This … Continue reading

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Solve Global Warming By Putting A Carbon Tax On … Meat?

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Hank Campbell, President, American Council on Science and Health The Det Etiske Råd (Danish Council on Ethics) recently said they have an inconvenient truth for humanity; they have determined the science is settled and … Continue reading

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With natural capital and trust, Canada can become an agrifood powerhouse

By Ted Bilyea and David McInnes, contributed to the Globe and Mail, published Wednesday, July 20 2016. Ted Bilyea is chair and David McInnes is president and CEO of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute. What would you guess is the … Continue reading

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Canada after the Brexit vote: Part 2

From FCC June 30 2016 In the face of the sudden uncertainty – the markets had expected Britain to remain – the stock market lost $2 trillion the day after the vote as investors fled to the safety of gold, … Continue reading

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