David J. Climenhaga | Problems marketing Canadian oilseeds in China are not the result of Chinese politics. They have their origins in the politics of the former Harper government, right here in Canada.
Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Agricultural institutions are just some of the items on the long list of co-operative and cost-sharing mechanisms Harper hopes to destroy -- including our public health-care system.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian Wheat Board must privatize itself by 2017. It rejected an offer from a farmers' group and now may be planning to "give" its assets to a U.S. corporation. That makes some MPs very angry.
Ole Hendrickson | Problems in getting wheat to market may not be a top-of-mind issue for Canadians living east of the Prairies, but could have a significant impact on the next federal election.
Ken Larsen
David J. Climenhaga | As a result of the Harper Government’s decision to kill the farmer-controlled single-desk Wheat Board, grain prices paid to farmers are plummeting in Canada.
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Bernadette Wagner | Earlier this week, the regina mom and her friend, Cherie Westmoreland, had a conversation about the prairie grasslands in anticipation of the talk Grasslands in Peril by Candace Savage.
David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose leader to Twittersphere: The peasants are rioting because they have no rib eye? Let them eat tainted chuck steak!
Gerry Ritz
David J. Climenhaga | In addition to whatever caused E. coli contamination inside XL Foods' plant in Alberta, the key participants in this fiasco have provided a textbook example of how NOT to handle a PR crisis.
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David J. Climenhaga | The XL Foods catastrophe keeps getting worse. But from our governments, all we hear is bland assurances that there’s nothing to worry about and complaints about "too much" regulation.