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Canola plants with clubroot galls from a field near Verner, Ont., about 50 km west of North Bay. (

Clubroot arrives in Ontario canola

Ontario has its first case of clubroot disease in canola — and further testing has confirmed clubroot in canola fields across the province. During the 2016 growing season an agronomist in the Verner area of northern Ontario examined a canola field and found the distinctive clubbed roots, said Meghan Moran, canola and edible bean specialist […] Read more

CN building bypass around derailed oil cars

Reuters/Staff –– Canadian National Railway’s westbound and eastbound trains are taking wide detours around a derailed train on its main line in northern Ontario while the company builds a bypass for traffic near the crash site. The CN train carrying crude oil that derailed early Saturday near Gogama, Ont., about 100 km south of Timmins, […] Read more