Celebrating Organic Week in Canada

The Canadian Government is celebrating Organic Week from September 8th to 16th.

The Government recently announced an investment of up to $8.3 million to advance productivity in the sector.

Federal funding was also invested in the sector for its upcoming review of Canadian organic standards.


Alberta Wheat Comission Looking for Farmers to Guide the Organization

The Alberta Wheat Commission is looking for farmers to guide the Commission on behalf of wheat producers.

Theyr'e accepting nominations for one Director and three Regional Representatives in Region Three.

Region Three stretches province wide between Innisfail and Ponoka.

They're also looking for someone to fill a Director-at-Large position, which represents all five regions in Alberta.

For more information, you can visit their website.


Expanding the U of C Vet Program

The University of Calgary is expanding their veterinary program.

The Alberta Government is investing in the program with a $7.2 million grant.

The projects include a new animal lab and clinical spaces, an expanded surgery suite, new student and teaching spaces, and a large lecture hall.


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