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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» 

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» 

Economy, Politics

Two provinces call for Canadian government action to clear grain backlog

Two of Canada’s western prairie provinces, Saskatchewan and Alberta, are calling on the federal government to ease the backlog of grain, and facilitate talks between grain and rail companies about getting grain to port. Saskatchewan’s Economy Minister Bill Boyd recently led a»