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Need to promote, educate and automate to address worker gap

Monday’s announcement that Mexico is going to stop sending temporary workers to Canadian farms that have registered a COVID-19 outbreak is totally...

Still too many close calls and safety issues for farmers

The COVID-19 pandemic fallout – in particular, the food shortages we’ve experienced in some commodities, due to either increased demand or decreased...

Corona beer poll shows how facts get skewered

This week, social media is on fire about a poll that allegedly found 38 per cent of Americans would not drink Corona beer...

Nothing is more important than ag and food education

I can’t imagine anything more important to the agriculture and food sector – or to society, for that matter – than a greater...

Free trade deal isn’t quite a Christmas miracle for farmers

Not to take anything away from the original Christmas miracle, but the one that happened earlier this week in Mexico City when Canada, Mexico...

Before the Plate documentary shines light on food production in Ontario

Ever wondered how the food on your plate is produced? Take a dive into the details of food production in Ontario with a special...

Agri-food businesses get financial boost from feds, province

Ten farm and agri-food businesses in the area are getting a collective $232,000 boost courtesy of the federal and provincial governments. Among the funding recipients...

A berry good season?

With strawberry season in full swing, it seems that the local market sure is taking notice. Ken and Joy Hoffman of Hoffman’s Strawberries said that...
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Waterloo Region residents not already sporting masks in public have the weekend to get accustomed to wearing...

Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...