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Pellet project gets major funding
Aug 16, 2012

A Lawrencetown (Nova Scotia) project to turn grass into heat-producing pellets and briquettes took a major leap forward Thursday (Aug. 9) when the federal and provincial governments chipped in...

A Lawrencetown (Nova Scotia) project to turn grass into heat-producing pellets and briquettes took a major leap forward Thursday (Aug. 9) when the federal and provincial governments chipped in almost $1.3 million to West Nova Agro Commodities Ltd.

19 head killed by lightning
Aug 16, 2012

John Morgan lost 19 head of beef cattle Aug. 3 when lightning struck a pasture on his Upper Hainesville, New Brunswick farm.

John Morgan lost 19 head of beef cattle Aug. 3 when lightning struck a pasture on his Upper Hainesville, New Brunswick farm.

Spark from combine sets barley field ablaze
Aug 16, 2012

One minute Dean Baglole was cutting barley Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 1) and the next minute the field he was in was full of flames and thick smoke.

One minute Dean Baglole was cutting barley Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 1) and the next minute the field he was in was full of flames and thick smoke.

Canada’s Day - July 1, 2010
Aug 18, 2012

Canada is capturing world attention on a number of fronts these days. Although better known for our diminutive, self-effacing persona, Canadians could be forgiven for taking special pride in key...

Canada is capturing world attention on a number of fronts these days. Although better known for our diminutive, self-effacing persona, Canadians could be forgiven for taking special pride in key recent developments. These are especially welcome, given the general abundance of bad international news in the past 24 months, and are a boost to Canada ahead of the coming economic recovery.

Widespread Weakness in Core Inflation - July 22, 2010
Aug 18, 2012

Economic rebound, localized capacity constraints and base effects kept global inflation-chatter active in the opening months of this year. In recent weeks, there’s a kind of hush setting in on the...

Economic rebound, localized capacity constraints and base effects kept global inflation-chatter active in the opening months of this year. In recent weeks, there’s a kind of hush setting in on the topic. Have other issues crowded this one out, or is recent inflation performance telling a deeper story?