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Olymel pork plant workers take slaughter into OT

Over 800 volunteered for added shifts with charitable twist, packer says

Workers at three Olymel hog slaughter plants in Quebec volunteered for overtime shifts over the weekend to help clear the province’s backlog of market-weight hogs, the company said Saturday. Sollio’s meat packing arm said over 800 workers at its slaughter plants at Yamachiche and St-Esprit and the former F. Menard plant it now owns at […] Read more

John Thomas of Spruce Grove, riding Dual Smart Deal.

Teamwork at the Canadian Supreme

The Canadian Supreme wrapped up another successful show at Red Deer’s Westerner Park last weekend, with more than 600 entries and $400,000 in prize money being handed out. The event celebrates the working cow horse, with competitions in three categories: cutting, cow horse, and reining. Pictured above is John Thomas of Spruce Grove, riding Dual Smart […] Read more