Entering its 48th year, Agribition has officially kicked off in Regina, Saskatchewan. During the opening remarks it was announced that the federal and provincial governments will invest up to $500,000 to support the Canadian Western Agribition (CWA). The funding will be in increments of $100,000 per year and run until 2023. The costs will be… Read More

Over the weekend, the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame Association (CAHFA) inducted five accomplished agricultural leaders. The event was held on Sunday, November 4th, in conjunction with the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair at Toronto, Ont. The five inductees include: Ted Bilyea, Peter Dhillon, Wilf Keller, Larry Martin, and the Honourable Gerry Ritz. To read more about what… Read More

The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame has announced its slate of inductees for 2018. “We had a tremendous response from the industry with a record of 11 nominations put forward, and have selected five outstanding agricultural ambassadors,” says Hall of Fame Association president Guy Charbonneau. “This year’s inductees exemplify the leadership and vision that continues to… Read More

Canada’s heading into the NAFTA renegotiation next week, but a deal that hasn’t been discussed a lot lately is the Trans-Pacific Partnership — and why is that? The U.S. pulled out of TPP and left eleven remaining countries. Canada has participated in all of the meetings post-U.S. pulling out. The Canadian govenrment has provided a… Read More

Despite President-elect Trump’s clear intention to remove the United States from the deal, Japan became the first country in the Trans-Pacific Partnership to ratify the 12 country trade agreement on Friday. The move is seen as being somewhat symbolic, since the TPP’s text requires U.S. participation. Trump has said he will pull America out of… Read More

A photo surfaced yesterday showing former federal trade minister Ed Fast and current federal minister of international trade Chrystia Freeland sharing a full-on hug in the House of Commons at Ottawa. Wait a minute…how can this be? Fast is a Conservative with the former ruling government. Freeland is with the still-shiny-new current Liberal government. Aren’t they supposed… Read More

Southwest Saskatchewan MP and farmer David Anderson has been tapped to look after the agriculture portfolio for the federal Conservatives. He replaced Peace River MP Chris Warkentin as the Official Opposition Critic for Agriculture in the new shadow cabinet announced by leader Rona Ambrose on Thursday. Anderson “has the energy and experience to ensure the… Read More