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Competition Bureau raises concerns over Bunge-Viterra deal

Competition Bureau raises concerns over Bunge-Viterra deal

GATINEAU, Que. — The Competition Bureau says it is likely that Bunge Ltd.'s US$8.2-billion deal to acquire Viterra Ltd. would "substantially" reduce competition in the grain and canola oil markets.

Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

SHERBROOKE, Que. — On Monday morning in Sherbrooke, Que., dozens of tractors slowly rolled along a stretch of road between the regional offices of Quebec's farmers association and the Agriculture Department a few hundred meters away.
Deal to protect ranch from development means family can keep raising cattle there

Deal to protect ranch from development means family can keep raising cattle there

LETHBRIDGE, Alta.
Major water users in southern Alberta agree to curb consumption in face of drought

Major water users in southern Alberta agree to curb consumption in face of drought

CALGARY — More than three dozen major water users in southern Alberta have agreed to voluntarily curb their consumption if there's a severe drought this spring or summer, but critics warn the deals won't do enough to address the issue.
Plant-based sector focused on better price, taste and texture amid consumer wariness

Plant-based sector focused on better price, taste and texture amid consumer wariness

TORONTO — The plant-based protein industry is focused on improving the price, taste and texture of its products as it weathers a period of consumer wariness brought on by the rising cost of living.
What measures were missing from the 2024 federal budget

What measures were missing from the 2024 federal budget

TORONTO — The federal budget tabled on Tuesday introduced $53 billion in new spending, but not everyone got what they were looking for. Here's a look at some of the measures not included in the Liberals government's fiscal plans.
Garden thrives due to volunteers, Powell River Community Forest

Garden thrives due to volunteers, Powell River Community Forest

Seniors create plan for abandoned Sycamore Commons plot in Townsite
North Vancouver company wins $380K in national space food contest

North Vancouver company wins $380K in national space food contest

In outer space and remote communities on earth, the system is designed to provide both nurtrition and a taste of home
Tilray shares sink after it reports US$105M Q3 loss and cuts adjusted EBITDA guidance

Tilray shares sink after it reports US$105M Q3 loss and cuts adjusted EBITDA guidance

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Shares of cannabis company Tilray Brands Inc. were down more than 20 per cent after it reported its latest quarterly results and cut its full-year guidance. Tilray shares closed down 71 cents at $2.
Alberta irrigators' study proposes $5 billion in water storage for drier future

Alberta irrigators' study proposes $5 billion in water storage for drier future

Alberta's irrigation district managers are proposing a $5-billion plan for water storage and conservation in the province's south as the region faces increasingly tight supplies of the vital resource.