In talking to Glen Hodgson of the Conference Board of Canada at the International Livestock Congress, I felt somewhat better about the economy and the outlook through the next 12 months. Glen is the Chief Economist with the Conference Board of Canada which is Canada’s largest think tank. In this video, Glen comments on the global recession, the future of interest rates and the volatility of the currency market.
With the ink still drying on a trade agreement that was supposed to reduce barriers to trade, a protectionist measure has shut out one of Canada's largest single product exports to Europe. Durum wheat shipments from Canada to Italy have been halted since October, shortly after the Italian government announced it was moving ahead with…Read more »