Highlights / ranching

Economy, Environment & Animal Life

Drought: deep concern for western Canada ranchers, farmers

Cattle, ranching, and the cowboy lifestyle are a large part of the traditions in Canada’s western prairie province of Alberta. The province is the world’s sixth largest exporter of beef. But a long and withering drought is causing great concern »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canadian meat producers applaud final win over US trade law.

In years past, beef cattle, hogs and other livestock moved back and forth across the Canada-US border in a vastly important trade relationship. Several years ago, the US instituted a programme called Country Of Origin Labelling (COOL) insisting that American »