The Editor's Desk

The Hummingbird

Online events have one benefit – they give me a chance to participate in presentations outside of my immediate mandate. New ideas at low cost. In January, I attended a 90-minute session on Regenerative Cities, part of a webinar series on regenerative thinking. The presenter was Dominique Hes, an Australian architect who designed The Paddock,...
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Alberta Bulletin

Roger Chevraux; Chair Ian Chitwood; Vice-Chair Charles Simoneau; Incoming Region 3 Director The 32nd Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission was held online on January 25, 2022. Following the Annual General Meeting, the Board elected Roger Chevraux of Killam as the new Chair, and Ian Chitwood of Airdrie as the new Vice-Chair....
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Saskatchewan Bulletin

Verticillium stripe (VS) of canola is caused by the fungal species Verticillium longisporum. It was first detected in 2014 and then found across the Prairies in disease surveys in 2015. Although new to Canada, it is a serious problem for canola growers in Europe – and there is potential for it to have a similar...
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Manitoba Bulletin

Ned Bell, chef and owner of the Naramata Inn, is honoured to receive the Canola Award of Excellence.

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Science Highlights from Canola Week 2021

The Canola Week 2021 online conference, held November 30 to December 2, 2021, combined three popular events on the annual canola calendar – Keith Downey’s Canola Industry Meeting, Canola Discovery Forum and Canola Innovation Day. This collection of short articles covers just a few of the highlights.

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