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Pro-COOL U.S. farm groups seeking to capitalize on Canada's latest BSE case

A handful of U.S. farm groups are trying to use Canada’s newest BSE case to prop up arguments in favour of mandatory country-of-origin labelling, or COOL. 622 more words

Local Business

Senior trade bureaucrat gets highest honour in Public Service

A senior bureaucrat who was a key player in reshaping Canada’s trade policy has received the highest achievement award given in Canada’s public service.

Ian Burney, assistant deputy minister of trade and negotiations in the Department of Foreign Affairs, received the Outstanding Achievement Award Friday in a ceremony at Rideau Hall. 664 more words


The Future of Obamacare

Well to some extent it has, regardless of how small a step, it was a step to greater equality in the United States. I am not necessarily the firmest believer in government intervention in regards to healthcare, but equally the position American citizens are put in due to the corporate greed and lobbying power of pharmaceutical and insurance companies is an equal evil. 395 more words


What we're not being told about 'free trade' deals

Australia holds a unique place in world agricultural trade because we have been largely sheltered from the worst pests and diseases that other countries have to deal with. 718 more words

Food Safety

Make in India Campaign to Help India Adapt to Changing Global Demand: Commerce Secretary

There is a strong need for India to connect to the global market and the Make in India campaign is helping India adapt to the changing demand scenario in the world today. 806 more words


Weekend Trifecta of Studies, from Seed Laws to TTIP to Climate Change

Heya! Anybody else excited it’s the weekend? What are your plans? I think I might go to an organic farmer’s market and possibly do a day trip outside of town – and just relax with a book and a giant heap of pineapple (I just bought 3 for $2, a crazy deal!) 933 more words