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Influences on farm commodity prices

Influences on farm commodity prices

Perhaps the greatest influence on farm commodity prices over the past quarter of a century has not been hungry people, or the impact of Mother Nature, but has been the meddling in the market of world governments.
From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit

Bar codes here, bar codes there, bar codes everywhere
The moment of now

The moment of now

I'm sitting in the car on a Sunday morning. Actually I'm in Kennedy for day two of the Moose Mountain Rodeo, but I've arrived early and there's nobody in sight yet, except a few teenagers picking up garbage from the night before.
Men or women?: who should rule the world?

Men or women?: who should rule the world?

He said The best way to begin tackling this subject should be to decide who currently rules the world. It is probably pretty safe to say that the world of both business and politics is still a boys club.
Crash diets are stupid, or are they?

Crash diets are stupid, or are they?

It's day two of my crash diet and I'm hungry. Which makes sense, considering I've only eaten a cup of peas today and half a bowl of Sacred Heart Soup. And consumed more than a litre of water. I actually got the toaster out this morning out of habit.
Set election date has its benefits

Set election date has its benefits

My condolences if you are feeling at little election fatigued already. With the provincial election still a good four months away, you may already be fed up with it.
Jets: other names need not apply

Jets: other names need not apply

Like a bear over a long winter, the Jets name for the National Hockey League's franchise in Winnipeg spent a long hibernation, beginning in 1995 when the team left for Phoenix and became the Coyotes, and ending in June, when Winnipeg's owners, having
Rider offence goes cold

Rider offence goes cold

"Calgary didn't win it. The Riders lost it." That was a quote from a CIS football coach whom I respect greatly, regarding the Calgary Stampeders' 22-18 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders Saturday night at a sold out Mosaic Stadium.
The tale of many cities managing growth

The tale of many cities managing growth

I had an interesting chat the other day with my friend, Michael Zwaagstra, as we were visiting their place in Steinbach.
Camping at provincial parks

Camping at provincial parks

My most favourite memories as a child are from camping in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. Now as a parent, I wish to give my two daughters similar memories.