A private member’s bill that aims to allow for manufacturers in certain circumstances to circumvent digital locks on computer programs or hardware — such as a new million dollar-plus combine — has stalled in the Canadian Senate after receiving unanimous approval in the House of Commons last spring. Bill C-294, introduced by Saskatchewan MP Jeremy… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Carlo Dade with the Canada West Foundation and Anthony Rosborough of Dalhousie University on Bill C-294; Jordan Underhill with the Canadian Dairy XPO and being back for another year; Steve Verheul on Canada steering though the muck… Read More

Trade between countries is so much more than railways and ports, but if it can’t move, it can’t be sold. Canada is an export nation, but currently ranks just ahead of Azerbaijan according to the World Economic Forum’s rankings on infrastructure, transport infrastructure and trade infrastructure, says Carlo Dade, vice-president of Canada West Foundation. A… Read More

The current political climate between Canada and China could be called chilly, however the strained diplomatic relationship seems to be having little impact on the real world economic and trade relationship. Carlo Dade, director of the trade and investment centre at Canada West Foundation, says that despite political tension, trade with China is increasing. Why… Read More

A few hundred people, passionate about Canadian agriculture, gathered in Ottawa this week for the Grow Canada conference. This event is always one of the highlights of the year, as it brings together several industry groups, farm groups, government department reps, and stakeholders, under a positive vision for forging a path forward. I was fortunate… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAgRadio! On this full-slate Wednesday edition of the show, brought to you by ADAMA Canada, you’ll hear: JP Gervais, chief economist at Farm Credit Canada; Cornie Thiessen joins the show for an ADAMA Canada spotlight interview; Blake Croegaert of Verdant Partners, on M & A activity in the ag tech… Read More

Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Hummingbird Technologies by Telus Agriculture. On today’s show you’ll hear: Carlo Dade and Sharon Sun of the Canada West Foundation, on China’s five-year plan; A Hummingbird Technologies product spotlight with Kristina Polziehn, agronomist and business development manager with Hummingbird Technologies; Lauren Martin, manager… Read More

 

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