Highlights/canola

Economy, International

China stops importing Canadian canola

Chinese importers are “unwilling to purchase” Canadian canola seed, reports the industry group, Canola Council of Canada. China first suspended imports of the seed from one company, Richard International Ltd. in early March when one Chinese official claimed hazardous organisms» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics

China-Canada political tension: now extending to trade?

Diplomatic tensions between China and Canada over the Canadian detention of Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou now seem to have taken an added turn. Wanzhou who is under house arrest, is facing extradition to the U.S to face American charges. China» 

Economy, International, Society

Leader gets extension on canola trade with China

China had threatened to change the rules on canola imports from Canada on September 1, but while on a state visit to China, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the current rules have been extended pending further negotiations. Canola generates» 

Society

Three sisters die after being buried in canola seed

Three little girls were buried and smothered by canola seed at a family farm near Withrow in the western province of Alberta on October 13, 2015. The girls, 13 and two aged 11 had been on the back of a»