Most of the RealAg team was in Winnipeg this week for a meeting. Can you spot Lyndsey in a blizzard? Yes, always. (Bern, Shaun, Debra, Lyndsey, L-R)
In a (not very) surprising twist, RealAgriculture editor Lyndsey Smith has decided to do away with a weekly written column and instead cajole her coworkers into an audio wrap up of the week.
In this first audio version of This Week on RealAg, Lyndsey is joined by none other than field editor Debra Murphy. Hilarity ensues, there’s a random cellphone ring, and then a very serious discussion about Alberta premier Alison Redford’s resignation, CHS buying into Western Canada in a big way and public money flowing to private industry. Oh, yes, and they have a wee bit of fun too.
A strike by around 3,400 conductors, engineers and signal maintainers who work for Canadian Pacific Railway has been averted, at least temporarily. Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) would have walked off the job starting after midnight on Saturday morning. Instead, TCRC and IBEW…Read more »