I Believe in Supply Management. I Believe in Farmers.

Whenever supply management is under pressure, the anxiety I felt as a kid during the World Trade Organization’s tariff negotiations always comes back to me. Far too young to understand what a tariff was, but knowing from my parents' conversations at the dinner table it could mean something bad for us, I started asking friends at school …

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7 Reasons to Visit one of Ontario’s Many Fall Fairs

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE or "The EX" as it's more commonly known now) kicked off last weekend. For my friends in Toronto, The EX seems to be one of those things you "have to do once". While certainly a big show, what many don't realize is start of The EX, also unofficially kicks off fall fair season in …

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This post is about passion for your dreams, agriculture and doing what you love

Before my high school prom - that awkward high school girl! Six working weeks and six assignments to go in the nearly 2 year journey which has been my Executive MBA. I've been reflecting a lot lately on what this whole experience has taught me. (The six remaining projects may actually be an indicator I'm …

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We’re Starting a Movement – Feeding a Hungry Planet

http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/V74AxCqOTvg&source=uds On Monday evening, we learned how to start a movement courtesy of Derek Silvers' TED talk. It's really quite simple. You need one crazy nut with the courage to dance alone (idea) and someone brave enough to follow. Who the nut is actually does not matter. You have the beginning of a movement when …

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