Farm groups are calling on senators to reject any amendments to Bill C-234 coming from the Senate’s agriculture and forestry committee. The private member’s bill, which was was originally designed to remove the federal carbon price or tax from natural gas and propane used on farms for activities such as drying grain and heating barns… Read More

The Senate’s agriculture and forestry committee has approved a significant amendment to the legislation that was supposed to remove the federal carbon tax from propane and natural gas used on farms for at least eight years. The change to Bill C-234, introduced by Senator Pierre Dalphond on Thursday, would remove the proposed carbon tax exemption… Read More

One of the busiest people in agriculture may be Senator Rob Black. The Ontario senator seems to be everywhere these days talking to everyone on a host of issues. Earlier this month, Black’s sponsored bill to establish Food Day in Canada received unanimous support at third reading in the House of Commons. The first official… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith, Kelvin Heppner, and Meagan Murdoch with H + K Strategies for the RealAg Issues panel. We will also hear from the Honourable Rob Black, Senator from Ontario. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect… Read More

Throughout this past summer, Senator Rob Black spent time away from the Senate touring farms and agricultural facilities across Canada. The reasoning? To learn more about agriculture’s work, industry concerns, pandemic challenges, and opportunities for the future, as Senator Black has a focus on agriculture and agri-food, rural spaces, and youth in the Senate. “If… Read More

An important step forward was taken May 27 for the Canadian beef industry, as the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) recognized Canada as negligible risk for Bovine Spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). “The recommendation by the OIE’s Scientific Commission to grant Canada negligible risk status for BSE is a historic closing of the BSE era for… Read More

Happy New Year! Thanks for taking time on this day to join us here at RealAgriculture; we truly appreciate all of our viewers and listeners. On today’s show you’ll hear a continuation of the top stories of the year, covering November and December: Senator Rob Black, on the Throne Speech and a speech he gave… Read More

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