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17 hours ago

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced his new, larger cabinet set to face the many challenges ahead for Canada, including regional disgruntlement, a threatened economy, and trade disruption around the world. Agriculture is in the middle of all of the these great challenges. Quebec MP Marie-Claude Bibeau will return as minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, after filling the position in…

19 hours ago

It’s entirely possible that the United States Congress could ratify the U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA/CUSMA) before Christmas, says Jim Wiesemeyer,  Washington analyst for ProFarmer, as the votes are there — but…

24 hours ago

This week, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture elected Keith Currie to a fourth term as leader of the general farm organization. Currie has a reputation for building relationships inside and…

2 days ago

Grain Farmers of Ontario want the federal government to be more proactive in bringing the CN Rail and teamsters union dispute to an end before it impacts agriculture. It would…

2 days ago

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) walked off the job Tuesday, November 19, to begin a strike protesting what the union calls unsafe working conditions. Negotiations between CN…

3 days ago

Incumbent Keith Currie has been re-elected as president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, currently holding its annual general meeting at Hamilton, Ont. Currie received the nod after an election…

3 days ago

The commissions that represent wheat and barley growers in Alberta are calling on the federal government to intervene if a strike by CN Rail employees takes place on Tuesday. Over…

3 days ago

Lori Litherland, who established and ran Ontario-based Litherland and Co. human resources for 26 years, died in early June of this year. When she became ill, she founded and endowed…

5 days ago

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has released their October ag tractor and combine sales report, and perhaps unsurprising to many, sales in all but one category are down compared to…

5 days ago

A spokesperson for CN Rail confirms that due to “adjusting its resources to demand,” CN has laid off approximately 1,600, including managers, office employees, and unionized rail workers . Those…