Columnists
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Lois Ross | There are many layers to farming, but there are plenty of farmers who know what is required. And they have been trying to get the message across for a long time. Will the federal government get it?
Columnists
Ole Hendrickson | From a farmer's perspective, it is increasingly evident that neonicotinoids are being used in unacceptable ways. From an environmental perspective, the evidence of harm is overwhelming.
Columnists
Ole Hendrickson | Agriculture in Canada is heading down a dangerous path, promoted by Health Canada's willingness to continue to approve the use of neonicotinoids despite the harm done by these chemicals.
Podcast
Victoria Fenner | Dr. Shiva is a globally influential voice on the topic of food security. This is the conclusion of a talk she gave in Winnipeg in March 2014.
News
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Glenn Tait | The Harper government's systematic path of destruction through Canada's public agriculture institutions continues with the closure of the Cereal Research Centre.
Columnists
Ole Hendrickson | Neonicotinoids are now the world's most widely used class of insecticides. Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency has registered them for virtually every crop grown in Canada.
Blog
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Colin Anderson | Policy towards local food in Manitoba reflects a deeper problem -- the marriage of government to industrial agriculture to the detriment of family farmers.
Book Review
Daniel Moss | 'Harvesting Justice' is a great look into the world's most exciting food justice groups and a knockout organizing tool.
Podcast
Migrant Matters Radio | This interview examines systemic barriers to agricultural migrant workers accessing health and safety protections and compensation for injury, and marks the 30th Injured Workers Day in Ontario.
Activist Toolkit
| Monsanto is an example of how big coporations are hurting small scale farmers
News
Canadian Biotechnology Action Network | Unprecedented debate on genetic engineering secured in House of Commons for 2011 thanks to Bill C-474, with five hours of debate now due to take place.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at climate legislation this week.