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L-R: guest Eilis Quinn, Marie-Claude, Levon, Marc

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The LINK Online, May 24,25,26, 2019

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marie Claude, and Marc, with guest Eilis Quinn (Video of show at bottom) Death in the Arctic- Eilis Quinn,  joins us to talk about a very troubling situation in a tiny Arctic hamlet in northern Quebec.» 

Health, Society

Canadian farmers facing more stress, mental health problems

Stress, anxiety, depression, emotional exhaustion and burnout are felt more by farmers and ranchers in Canada than by people in other professions, according to a university researcher. A survey of more than 1,100 farmers found 45 per cent reported high» 

Politics, Society

Fallout from Stanley murder trial continues

(respectful public commenting is open at very bottom of page) The trial involved a second-degree murder charge against a farmer who shot and killed an intruder on his farm. Most people feel the case would not have attracted widespread attention» 

Economy, Environment, International

A new government, a new relationship with farmers?

Canada held its 42nd general election on Monday (Oct 19). It was one of the longest campaigns in Canadian history. The ruling Conservative party is out after nearly ten years in power, and the Liberals under leader Justin Trudeau, will form» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Canadian farmers and international campaign against G7 “New Alliance”

It was an initiative created by the then G8 countries in 2008 called the “New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.” However, dozens of advocacy and civil society groups around the world including the United Church of Canada, (UCC position)  » 

Economy, International, Politics

Canada’s government wheat marketing board sold, privatized

Canada’s Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced Wednesday (April 15) that the Canadian government has approved a “deal reached between Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) and G3 Global Grain Group which ensures CWB becomes a fully private and global competitor in the»