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A vineyard in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. (British Columbia Wine Institute photo)

Trudeau under pressure to cork provinces’ wine, oil row

Winnipeg/Ottawa | Reuters — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced pressure on Wednesday from an important political ally and the business community to settle an oil pipeline dispute that has sparked fears of a trade war between two neighbouring provinces. Alberta and British Columbia are scrapping over Kinder Morgan Canada’s planned $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline […] Read more


World wine trade buoyed by rebound in China demand

Paris | Reuters –– Wine exporters toasted an upturn in Chinese wine consumption in 2015 after a two-year decline, as a growing taste there for reds helped global wine trade expand, the International Vine and Wine organization (OIV) said Monday. Chinese imports jumped 44 per cent to 5.5 million hectolitres, while overall consumption in the […] Read more