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Big Oil’s mean spirit makes energy crops’ case easier

I’m among that crowd of Canadians who feel they’re getting taken to the cleaners by Big Oil, while governments stand by and collect tax on inflated gas prices. Greed is the only reason that’s emerging after last week’s mean-spirited spike … Continue reading

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It’s the best and worst of times for farmers

Despite yo-yoing global markets, wild swings in weather, and now seven billion mouths to feed, some say these is the best of times for agriculture. But as soon as the words leave their lips, they’re quickly add it’s the worst … Continue reading

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Insurance program helps consumers access local food

Happy Independence Day to my US friends, who’ll be toasting their country today in homegrown spirit with some locally grown and produced beverages. I’m looking forward to introducing (or re-introducing) them to Canadian beer, wine and liquor when they visit … Continue reading

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