Month: November 2008

Meeting Ontario’s unsung heros

There are days when I really love my job. And today was one of them. I was in Vineland, Ontario today as part of a series of spokesperson training sessions that my organization, AGCare, has been hosting together with the Ontario Farm Animal Council and our facilitator, media guru Wallace Pidgeon of Brick and Ball […]

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Equal access for all – to high speed Internet

Those of us in the city take access to high speed internet not only for granted…but almost as a right in some cases! I certainly couldn’t imagine my life without it, and I’m sure I’m not alone. But not everyone is as lucky. Many folks across Ontario wish they could join the modern world and […]

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A global environmental research hub

Ontario is emerging as one of the world’s leading centres of environmental research. That was the message Ontario farm writers heard at the University of Western Ontario’s Biotron at a tour there recently. The tour was a follow up to a presentation made by former Biotron General Manager Amar Singh, who first spoke about the […]

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Obama + agriculture + Canada = ?

Now that America has it’s new President-elect in Senator Barack Obama, what does that mean for farmers? That’s a big question not only for farmers on either side of the Canada – US border, but also around the world. Although I did follow the US election fairly regularly, I didn’t pay as much attention to […]

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