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Cattle drink from the Yamuna River near Agra in northern India. (

Canada keen to boost ties, seal trade pact with India

Gandhinagar, India | Reuters –– Canada is keen to boost its business ties with India and is moving forward with attempts to seal a trade pact, Canada’s minister of infrastructure and communities told Reuters. “There is an emphasis on signing a trade agreement with India,” Amarjeet Sohi said in an interview Tuesday. “The process was […] Read more


JBS chiefs return to posts

The CEO and board chairman of the world’s biggest beef exporting firm say they’ve received clearance from a Brazilian federal court to return to their positions, after being ordered off the job last week. Brothers Wesley Batista and Joesley Batista, the CEO and board chairman respectively at Brazilian meat packing giant JBS, were among several […] Read more

Grain farm for sale at Churchbridge, Sask. (

Sask. moves to toughen farmland ownership law

The Saskatchewan government is set to lay down new law on who can and can’t buy up farmland in the province, backstopped with more enforcement and heavier penalties. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart on Tuesday introduced amendments to the province’s Farmland Security Act, the legislation that already prevents non-Canadians and entities that aren’t 100 per cent […] Read more