Category: World

British Columbia-grown tech to improve British Columbia food production

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada British Columbia’s tech sector is being invited to propose solutions to help British Columbia (B.C.) food producers and processors increase their efficiency, sustainability and product traceability through the B.C. Agritech Innovation Challenge. The federal and provincial…
Action to protect Fraser River Chinook salmon

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Over the past 50 years, the world’s wildlife populations have declined by 60%. In Canada, 521 species have been identified as being at risk under the Species at Risk Act and the list is growing.…
Canada’s health-care wait times hit new record high

Although we know that universal systems elsewhere deliver more timely access at similar or lower costs, we still pursue wrong-headed policies By Bacchus Barua Associate director Centre for Health Policy Studies The Fraser Institute Canada’s national shame is at a…
Ensure you’re insured if you travel south

If you’re over 55 and planning an extended trip down south, there are a few things you should know about extended stay travel insurance. In a recent TD Insurance survey of snowbirds who are planning to travel, almost one in…