Monthly Archives: February 2010

Green light from Environment Canada for transgenic Enviropigs

The Enviropig, the first transgenic animal created to address phosphorus loading on the environment, is getting the green light from Environment Canada. Global TV has a story today on its website saying Ottawa has determined the pigs, developed back in … Continue reading

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Food research network scratching seven-year itch

In all of Canada, only one national research network is dedicated to agri-food, the Advanced Foods and Materials Network. Its seven-year funding term is up for renewal, and based on its performance, I believe it deserves another seven years. I … Continue reading

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Blogging dispatches from Haiti

My daughter Kate’s significant other, Kitchener-Waterloo Record features reporter Greg Mercer, is in Haiti documenting the work of a group of doctors and nurses from St. Mary’s General Hospital. They’re helping at the Hopital Universitaire La Paix in Delmas, one … Continue reading

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