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'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

Canada's egg industry appears to be quietly sidestepping widespread shortages and wildly spiking prices affecting other countries, and some say supply management is to thank.
Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

WASHINGTON — The United States doubled down Tuesday in its ongoing dispute with Canada over dairy imports, accusing one of its closest trading partners of shirking its responsibilities under the terms of North America's three-year-old trade agreement
U.S. senators call for trade crackdown on Canada over dairy quotas, digital policies

U.S. senators call for trade crackdown on Canada over dairy quotas, digital policies

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. senators are calling on the Biden administration to get tough with Canada and Mexico over what they describe as the two countries "flouting" their obligations under North America's three-year-old trade agreement. Democrat Sen.
129 neglected cattle seized from B.C. property with 'numerous' dead animals: SPCA

129 neglected cattle seized from B.C. property with 'numerous' dead animals: SPCA

CAWSTON, B.C. — Animal protection officers with the SPCA have seized 129 cattle from a property in southeastern British Columbia. The society says the neglected cattle were being housed in substandard conditions on a property in Cawston, B.C.
Milk prices in New Brunswick set to increase four cents per litre starting Feb. 1

Milk prices in New Brunswick set to increase four cents per litre starting Feb. 1

FREDERICTON — Milk prices in New Brunswick are set to increase by four cents per litre starting Wednesday.
Cannabis company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings changing name to BZAM

Cannabis company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings changing name to BZAM

TORONTO — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. is changing its name to BZAM Ltd. The cannabis company says it will also change its ticker symbol on the Canadian Securities Exchange to BZAM.
P.E.I. farmers say federal restrictions imposed to manage potato wart went too far

P.E.I. farmers say federal restrictions imposed to manage potato wart went too far

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island potato farmers say a new report on potato wart shows the 2021 decision to halt exports to the United States went too far, and they want remaining restrictions lifted for farms where the soil-borne fungus has not b
Cannabis company Organigram reports Q1 profit as revenue and margins improve

Cannabis company Organigram reports Q1 profit as revenue and margins improve

TORONTO — Organigram Holdings Inc. reported a profit in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year earlier as its revenue and margins improved. The cannabis company says it earned net income of $5.3 million for the quarter ended Nov.
Legal recreational marijuana sales start in Connecticut

Legal recreational marijuana sales start in Connecticut

MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's first round of recreational cannabis sales for adults 21 and older began Tuesday at seven existing medical marijuana establishments across the state, less than two years after Gov.
Tilray CEO 'frustrated' with 'slow' march toward U.S. legalization, reports Q2 loss

Tilray CEO 'frustrated' with 'slow' march toward U.S. legalization, reports Q2 loss

Tilray Brands Inc. reported a second-quarter net loss of US$61.6 million in its most recent quarter as it temporarily slowed cannabis production because of the "longer-than-anticipated march toward legalization" in some markets.