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Four wooden spoons with dried peas and lentils

Give peas a chance

If we do, they’ll grow the western economy

The Canadian Prairies are well known for being global leaders in pulse production and exports, but we didn’t get here by being complacent. We are now in the midst of an opportunity to become the premier region for pulse fractionation, a relatively new processing technology that breaks pulses into protein, starch and fibre fractions for […] Read more


If push comes to shove, Canadians will abandon supply management

It won’t be high milk prices that kills supply management, it will be the prospect of better trade terms with the U.S.

Canadians’ support for supply management for dairy, eggs and poultry — which has been presented as rock solid — evaporates when confronted with the tough choices that must be made in the coming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. This is critical information for the Canadian government and Canadians themselves to understand as […] Read more