Highlights/export

Economy, International

Grain, oilseed producers and exporters get government funding

The Canadian government will give more than $13 million to help grain and oilseed growers and exporters diversify their markets. Of that $4 million will go to increasing canola exports internationally and to expand the market for flax. This comes» 

Economy, Society

Airport expands to handle lobster export boom

Halifax Stanfield International Airport in eastern Canada has expanded to accommodate an increase in the export of lobster, reports Canadian Press. It’s expected $15 million worth of lobster will be shipped by the end of December to as far away» 

International, Society

Illegal goods get through Canada’s border: auditor

“The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) did not fully have what it needed to carry out its enforcement priorities in 2015,” says a report from Canada’s auditor general. As a result, illegal goods left the country. The audit applied to» 

Environment, Health, International, Society

Year of Pulses may benefit Canada and the world

The world and Canada in particular may benefit from the fact that the United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses.  Canada is said to be the world’s largest exporter of pulses which include dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas»