Canadian Farmers

Blog
Mar 5, 2014
Photo: flickr/peter pearson

Prairie grain backlog follows democracy backlog

Jan Slomp
Are grain transportation and the Fair Elections Act connected? You bet! The CPC's termination of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board is akin to dismissing the Chief Electoral Officer.
Blog
Jan 29, 2014
Photo: flickr/kaybee07

Science-based decisions on farms -- in whose interest?

Ann Slater
Our farms and food sovereignty are under threat if multinational agribusiness corporations continue to control the science used to make 'science-based' decisions and regulations on our farms.
News
Jan 21, 2014
Photo: wikimedia commons

The battle to privatize life in Canada

Sally Miller
If UPOV '91 is pushed through this winter by the Harper government, it would be another victory for the transnational companies, like Monsanto, that seek to privatize agricultural supplies.

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