The Ontario SPCA’s (OSPCA) contract is set to expire at the end of the month, and the organization has informed the government it will no longer enforce the animal welfare legislation in the province of Ontario at that time. The OSPCA has offered a three-month transition phase of the current working arrangement that could see the charity… Read More

This past week the Beef Farmers of Ontario held their annual general meeting near the Toronto airport to take care of some business and discuss the year ahead. The meat sector has seen strong demand for product due to positive economic factors, but 2019 could be different.  Additionally, producers are facing increasing costs due to… Read More

Although details are limited at this time, Alberta Pork has announced a second hog operation has tested positive for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). This is the second time ever in the history for Alberta to have PEDv; both cases of the disease have been found this year. The farrow-to-finish operation of more than 600… Read More