Month: May 2008

It’s about time!

The federal government announced changes to the “Made in Canada” labelling laws yesterday, making easier for us to know that what we’re buying is actually Canadian. All I can say is great move – finally! I’ve long been annoyed by the fact that a product could be labelled as product of Canada even if only […]

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More than feed, food and fuel

New uses for farm crops like car parts, insulation and packaging are in agriculture’s future. That’s the word from three industry experts who were part of a panel discussion looking at agriculture’s opportunities beyond food and fuel at the Eastern Canada Farm Writers annual meeting this week. And Ontario is at the forefront of this […]

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Dealing with climate change

Helping the world adapt to climate change is the mission of a unique research facility at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. The Biotron, one of the most advanced of its kind in the world, is working to bridge research in environment, agriculture, medicine and engineering in order to respond to environmental change.

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