The proposed changes of Bill C-18 would further undermine the resilience of our farming sector and entrench corporate control over vital elements of our food supply, namely seeds.
There is a direct correlation between the loss of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board and the current rail transportation boondoggle which will cost Prairie farmers over $5 billion in sales.
Vandana Shiva calls for a living democracy that respects the earth and opposes Canada's GMO-friendly agriculture Bill C-18.
The Agricultural Growth Act, Bill C-18, is before Parliament. The potential changes vastly increase corporate control of seed and will result in higher seed costs for farmers in the future.
Urban farmers are growing food in Canadian city centres. Can urban agriculture help fix our food system?
The Harper government's systematic path of destruction through Canada's public agriculture institutions continues with the closure of the Cereal Research Centre.
Are grain transportation and the Fair Elections Act connected? You bet! The CPC's termination of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board is akin to dismissing the Chief Electoral Officer.
The week's top grassroots headlines and interviews produced by our team of progressive journalists on Media Mornings. This week's episode is a special on the future of farming.
Our farms and food sovereignty are under threat if multinational agribusiness corporations continue to control the science used to make 'science-based' decisions and regulations on our farms.
If UPOV '91 is pushed through this winter by the Harper government, it would be another victory for the transnational companies, like Monsanto, that seek to privatize agricultural supplies.