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Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Feb 27, 2024 | 3:40pm
The Canadian cattle herd has fallen to its lowest level in more than 30 years. Statistics Canada reports on January 1st, there were 11.1 million cattle and calves on farms, down 2.1 percent from the previous year. That is the lowest number since 1989. Drought conditions and tight feed supplies, along with good prices, resulted […]
We will continue with Above normal temperatures.

We will continue with Above normal temperatures.

Dec 14, 2023 | 11:47am
CKRM FORECAST From:             Precision Weather Service Meteorologist Phil Spevak Date:              Thursday, December 14, 2023    11:30 am Weather Forecast Temperature Chance Precip This Afternoon Mostly sunny   Wind: SW 15-30 km/h diminishing and becoming N High: 3° 0% Tonight Partly cloudy   Wind: N 10-20 km/h becoming calm Low: -4° 10% Friday Partly sunny   Wind: […]
Exports of Canadian wheat strong despite low demand: SaskWheat Market Outlook

Exports of Canadian wheat strong despite low demand: SaskWheat Market Outlook

Nov 8, 2023 | 4:45pm
Canadian wheat exports were strong in shipping week 13. According to the latest SaskWheat Market Outlook, 526.3-thousand metric tons (mt) of wheat was exported to bring the season total to 5.1-million metric tons, up 11 percent from last year. Michael Wilton with Mercantile Consulting Venture in Winnipeg says the fall program for exports usually peaks in October before […]
Local business owner closely monitoring strained relationship between Canada and India

Local business owner closely monitoring strained relationship between Canada and India

Sep 27, 2023 | 4:25pm
Ongoing tensions between Canada and India is being watched closely by the President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said there was credible intelligence that India had a role in the killing of a prominent Sikh leader in B.C. who was also a Canadian citizen. India replied […]
Canada facing trade challenges on two different fronts

Canada facing trade challenges on two different fronts

Sep 19, 2023 | 9:45pm
Trade has been front-and-centre lately between Canada and the U.K., as well as with India. Starting with the United Kingdom, Canada is in the middle of bi-lateral trade talks with them, but there is a barrier – the U.K.’s refusal to accept Canada’s food safety standards on beef and pork. Another concern is Canada announcing […]
Vietnam lifting restriction on Canadian wheat exports

Vietnam lifting restriction on Canadian wheat exports

Aug 29, 2023 | 2:08pm
Vietnam announced it is taking Canada thistle, also known as creeping thistle, out of its revised quarantine pest list, clearing the way for Canadian wheat exports to enter the country. The Vietnamese government had a zero tolerance policy in place for creeping thistle since 2018, meaning any Canadian wheat that had it faced commercial penalties, […]
Government of Canada announced $72 million in federal support for SMR development in Saskatchewan

Government of Canada announced $72 million in federal support for SMR development in Saskatchewan

Aug 28, 2023 | 9:04am
The Federal Government has announced its support for developing and deploying small modular reactors (SMRs) in Saskatchewan. Announced earlier this month by Jonathan Wilkinson, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Government of Canada has approved up to $74 million in federal funding for SMR development in Saskatchewan, led by SaskPower. The announcement comes […]
Suncor Energy says it suffered a cybersecurity incident

Suncor Energy says it suffered a cybersecurity incident

Jun 26, 2023 | 11:06am
Canadian oil company Suncor Energy Inc. has confirmed it has been the victim of a cyberattack. The Calgary-based energy giant said in a news release late Sunday that it has “experienced a cyber-security incident.”  Suncor provided no further details about the attack, or which parts of its operations were affected. However, over the weekend, social media users complained […]