|Columnists Lois Ross | Since 2011 groups of Prairie farmers have been working to have the courts recognize that the Conservatives' dismantling of the Wheat Board was illegal and has cost farmers billions in income.|
|Columnists Lois Ross | There can be no commitment to a national agricultural policy built on sustainable family farms if the federal government cannot provide a national transportation network.|
|Columnists 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?|
China's concerns about Canadian canola are legitimate, and we're going to have to deal with them sooner or laterDavid 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.
|Columnists Lois Ross | For decades, the trend has been a continuous loss of family farmers in Canada. But now individuals and groups working for food justice are providing alternatives to the corporate model of farming.|
Government's dismissal of Crown corporation's board indicates NDP is paying attention to Alberta's ABC sectorDavid J. Climenhaga | The examination of Alberta's Agriculture Financial Services Corporation was spurred by an anonymous tip, the government says.
|Columnists Lois Ross | Today we launch a new column about agriculture and our relationships to food. It will look at food production issues that affect urban and rural dwellers alike.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Now that the NDP has given way on the points farmers say matter most, if protests continue it will be fair for those of us who don't have a dog in the fight to wonder if some other agenda is at play.|