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THE CATALYST

In 2016, the founder and former CEO of communications agency AdFarm initiated and advanced a national strategy to rebuild public trust in farming and…

FULL STEAM AHEAD

On No v. 3, 2016, Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced the federal government’s Transportation 2030 plan, which will include new legislation…

SNOWED UNDER

Jody Klassen is one of many farmers across central and northern Alberta who really don’t see a happy ending for the story that played out late in…

ABOVE THE GRADE

For western Canadian grain producers, the 2016/17 growing season saw environmental conditions that were nearly perfect—perfect for a dramatic…

SEA COWS

Cattle and other ruminant animals produce methane gas when they burp and fart, and, unfortunately, they burp and fart a lot. This methane represents…

FRESH START

A recent Canadian Senate report found that, one year after arriving in Canada, half of eligible Syrian refugees remain out of work. While there are…