Government of Canada Announces Unique Geothermal Project in Alberta
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:23:05 GMT
The Government of Canada is taking steps to protect the environment and grow the economy while creating good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for Canadians.
Government of Canada supports Indigenous youth and new young Canadians to prepare to join the workforce
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:21:05 GMT
Indigenous Peoples represent the fastest-growing segment of the Canadian population and are an important part of Canada’s economic prosperity. Indigenous youth and young new Canadians represent a significant component of the future workforce in Winnipeg.
British Columbia food and beverage processors learn to lean
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:19:10 GMT
Two British Columbia (B.C.) processing companies providing unique beverage products are among 14 companies that have participated in the B.C. Lean for Food Processors Program, which helps businesses improve production capacity, labour productivity and operating margins.
Federal investment supports innovation in Alberta’s electricity grid
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:15:58 GMT
Canada’s future prosperity goes hand-in-hand with a sustainable and clean environment. A clean economy creates growth and well-paying jobs, while preserving Canada’s natural heritage for generations to come.
Berry bushes could soon grow on boulevards in heritage Victoria neighbourhood
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:13:27 GMT
Residents of one Victoria neighbourhood believe a boulevard beautification plan could bear fruit — literally. Members of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association are mulling plans to plant berry bushes along public boulevards in Victoria's oldest residential area, in the shadow of the B.C. legislature.
Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:11:34 GMT
Saskatchewan's premier is again asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers. Scott Moe says in a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, posted on Twitter, that he's been waiting nearly a month for a response since he first asked for help.
CannTrust preliminary estimates shows Q1 net revenue to more than double
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:08:41 GMT
CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the company's net revenue for its first full quarter after legalization of recreational cannabis will be $17 million, more than double what it was a year earlier.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:06:12 GMT
Faced with the challenges and debates that are currently shaking the agricultural world and the agri-food industry, La Coop fédérée firmly believes that a sustainable development that is more respectful of 21st century agriculture will require massive investments as well as greater coherence in our daily gestures and actions. This was the substance of the message delivered today by La Coop fédérée’s Chief Executive Officer, Gaétan Desroches, to the Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain (CCMM).
Canada Invests in Research to Find Energy Efficiencies and Reduce Pollution
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:01:42 GMT
One of the greatest opportunities for Canada is the shift toward clean growth. Smarter energy use boosts competitiveness, lowers costs, maximizes profits and helps protect our environment. Energy efficiency research and innovation are key to Canada’s approach to a clean energy future.
The Government of Canada Supports Renovation of an Historic Barn in Georgina, Ontario
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:59:24 GMT
Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament (Eglinton–Lawrence), on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced that the Government of Canada is providing $500,000 in funding to the Ontario Water Centre (OWC) for the project called “Raising a Barn as a Community Asset for Georgina's 200th Anniversary.”
Government of Canada announces investment in women’s organizations in Nova Scotia
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:57:49 GMT
Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been chronically underfunded, underestimated and undermined. The Government of Canada recognizes that women’s organizations are the lifeblood of the women’s movement, and that maintaining and growing their ability to do this important work is the most effective way to advance gender equality.
Investing in Canada's bioeconomy to help provide opportunities for farmers and grow the clean economy
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:55:39 GMT
The Canadian bioeconomy is an exciting opportunity for farmers, generating more than $4 billion in sales each year.
Canada announces new standards for protecting our oceans
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:53:43 GMT
Canada is an ocean nation. With the longest coastline in the world, Canadians rely on healthy and sustainable oceans. Marine ecosystems support good jobs as well as a vast amount of marine biodiversity including fish, whales and sea birds. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action to ensure the conservation and long-term protection of our oceans.
Cooke Aquaculture Innovating and Expanding Salmon Rearing Facilities
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:52:13 GMT
The Government of Canada is committed to investing in Canadians’ futures, their communities, and their businesses. Investing in companies that are committed to innovation and growth fosters a thriving middle class and opens the country to new economic, social and environmental possibilities. It creates good jobs and improves the quality of life of all Canadians.
Increased Exports on the Horizon for Grand Falls Company
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:50:27 GMT
The global marketplace offers excellent opportunities for Atlantic Canadian companies to export their products and create wealth here at home. Companies that innovate are able to boost productivity, increase exports, and stay ahead of their competition, while securing well-paying jobs in their communities. Adopting new technologies fuels economic growth, ensuring long-term prosperity for the region.
Ford invests in electric pickup trucks
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:31:28 GMT
Ford is trying to bring electric pickup trucks to the commercial market
Berthold: Farmers want action on canola issue
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:34:10 GMT
Farmers want to know more of the government’s plans on resolving the issue, a canola producer said
USDA Leads its First-Ever Agricultural Trade Mission to Taiwan
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:10:06 GMT
USDA leads its first-ever agricultural trade mission to Taiwan. (Stephanie Ho and FAS Administrator Ken Isley)
African Swine Fever Outbreak Could Devastate Us Swine Herd
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:21:09 GMT
African Swine Fever (ASF as it is commonly referred to) has been in the news recently as a result of an outbreak in China
Avoid These Issues with Group-housed Calves
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:19:44 GMT
Group housing for dairy calves has some pros and some cons, like anything else in an animal housing system
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