Pesticide residues: Taking the fear out of food

Here in Canada we enjoy one of the safest food supplies in the world. We’re fortunate to be able to visit the grocery store and find the shelves fully stocked with a wide range of fruits and vegetables, and to have confidence that they are safe to eat and feed to our families. Unfortunately, there […]

Agriculture in the national spotlight

Agriculture usually seems to find itself part of the national political discussion when problems have hit – extreme weather affecting crops, transportation issues, rising prices, etc. It is rare that this important sector gets to be part of the national spotlight for positive reasons, maybe because Canadians take for granted a food system that provides […]

Opportunity knocks for Canadian Agriculture

As global economic growth continues to move at a slow pace and political uncertainty grips many parts of the world, the question is repeatedly asked – what is the way forward for a small, open economy like Canada’s? How do we navigate these choppy global waters, and where do we find our strategic advantage? A […]