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Food

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News and Opinion

Coverage of food since November 26, 2021.

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Animal Food Bank receives boost to support B.C. flood victims

"...It's been a busy year for the Animal Food Bank, from supporting people in need of a little extra help feeding their pets, to helping those in crisis from wildfires and now from the floods..."

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Montreal to Ottawa rideshare driver may have been exposed to COVID-19: Ottawa Public Health

"...OTTAWA -- Ottawa Public Health warns a private rideshare driver may have been exposed to COVID-19 while transporting a passenger from Montreal to Ottawa this week..."

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EDITORIAL: Keep your head above water – take care of your mental health

"...Food, clean drinking water, heat – those requirements are being met..."

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Rotary Club partners with Salvation Army for this year's brown bag campaign

"...Due to COVID, the focus of this year's campaign will be to provide the Salvation Army with gift cards as opposed to non-perishable food items and toys. The Portage Rotary Club will be working alongside the Salvation Army to put a spin on the annual brown bag campaign..."

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Glacier View Lodge's legacy program lights up the Comox Valley Christmas season

"...Each Christmas, Glacier View Lodge illuminates a tower of lights to shine over the Comox Valley. The lights are a visual representation of respect and remembrance of the many people whose lives have been touched by the services at the Lodge..."

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Falk Says Return to Parliament Was Long Overdue

"...For the Conservatives, Falk says there are a few main points they would like to see some action on during this sitting. He notes one of the priorities will be getting Canada's economy back up and running smoothly. Another priority is addressing the issue of inflation..."

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Global carbon fee – it's the only way

"...Record-breaking heat with forest fires last summer. Record-breaking rainfall with floods and landslides this fall. There can’t be very many climate-change deniers left in British Columbia..."

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Londoners rally in support of Wet’suwet’en fight against Coastal GasLink project

"...“The Morice Forest Service Road has been destroyed and access to Coastal Gaslink is no longer possible,” it said. The members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation and supporters have been fighting against the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline for several years, with RCMP responding to similar blockades being set up to block construction in January 2019 and 2020. “The Wet’suwet’en people, under the governance of their Hereditary Chiefs, are standing in the way of the largest fracking project in Canadian history..."

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London goes country with free events, concerts ahead of 2021 CCMA Awards

"...The award show from the Canadian Country Music Association will be one of the first major entertainment events to be hosted in the city since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. London last hosted the awards in 2016. The gala gets underway at Budweiser Gardens at 8 p..."

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CN close to Fraser Canyon reopening, Highway 1 access target mid-January

"...That warning goes for all highway travel in the southern B. C. , as a series of storms is expected through the region, with the heaviest rain expected next Tuesday and Wednesday..."

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B.C. floods: Minister provides update on food, agriculture following devastating storm

"...B. C. 's Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Lana Popham provided an update Friday saying her office has made at least 1,400 direct connections with the agriculture sector over the last week and is working with many agriculture associations to combat issues..."

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Foraging Into The Future Conference returns to Swift Current

"...The topics on day one will revolve around new forage varieties and cover crops presented by staff at the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Station in Swift Current. Day two will feature talks on critical habitat programs offered by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and the final subject will be the Forage Rainfall Insurance Program provided by the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance..."

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Chicken Poop for the Soul

A Year in Search of Food Sovereignty

"...A story of success, failure and determination, which is guaranteed to make you laugh..."

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The Business Romantic

Give Everything, Quantify Nothing, and Create Something Greater Than Yourself

"... In this smart, playful, and provocative book, one of today's most original business thinkers argues that we underestimate the importance of romance in our lives and that we can find it in and through business—by designing products, services, and experiences that connect us with something greater than ourselves. ..."

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On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking

"...On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating..."

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Jobs in food

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Chief Engineer

"...You value and respect differences and believe diversity with inclusion is the key to..."

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Dry Ice Processor (Full Time) - Vancouver, BC

"...The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals refining, food beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals..."

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Food Court Attendant - Seasonal

"...Empty compost, recycling and garbage bins and bring to designated areas..."

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Associate Director, Brand Building Innovation

"...food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight billion+ brands..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention food.

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Frustration mounts over stalled potato movement out of P.E.I.

Duration: 14:57

"...The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has expressed its shock over the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) decision to suspend all seed potato exports out of P. E. I..."

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Wheat School: Taking the impact of precision planting to yield

Duration: 9:33

"...How could precision planting technology impact Ontario winter wheat yields? Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs cereals specialist Joanna Follings and RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson are back with a final report on precision planting trials Follings conducted on her home farm at Ayr, Ont..."

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Research suggests mid-sized farms have harder time competing

Duration: 12:40

"...Since the 40s, the number of farms in Canada are fewer and larger, a trend that holds every census.  But digging in to a layer below that, are all farms getting a bit bigger year-over-year, or what does that dynamic look like? Plus, what factors are driving that average? Al Mussell, research lead at Agri-Food Economic..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about food.

Building Food Communities, with Tessa Clarke

"...Tessa is Co-Founder & CEO of OLIO along with Saasha Celestial-One COO, a free app tackling the problem of food waste by connecting neighbours with each other, and volunteers with local businesses, so that surplus food can be given away, not thrown away..."

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Mr. Bruce Knight: Catalyzing a National Ecosystem Services Market

"...Knight explains the history of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and details how ecosystem service markets can add incentives to motivate farmers and ranchers to improve soil health..."

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Linking Soil Biology to Soil Health: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Webinar Series, Episode 2

"...When these soil organism functional groups are in balance and working together, they contribute to ecosystem resiliency that allows the ecosystem to bounce back after a disturbance like a flood or drought as well as resist the negative impacts of these disturbances..."

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Biodynamic Agriculture: Farming in Service of Life | Kiss the Ground

"...A few voices of Biodynamic Agriculture share their view of the beautiful harmonies that exist within nature and how following Biodynamic practices can heal the land, influence our food systems and, in turn, nourish our health..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about food relevant to the latest news.

Citizen-Driven Food System Approaches in Cities

"...Our food system contributes to this disruption as it is responsible for significant greenhouse gas emissions..."

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Water Management in Era of Climate Change

"...The chapter includes the integrated approaches to managing water and climate change, transboundary water management, nexus consideration, water, sanitation, and hygiene, water and health, water and agriculture, water and energy, water and ecosystem, saving water technologies approach..."

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Enzyme Action for Dye Degradation

"...All such industries discharged the unprocessed waste in water bodies or nature and become serious environmental problem for ecological niche..."

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The Typology of the Villages in the Red River Delta (Vietnam)?A Study for Urban Planning Today

"...These characteristics provide evidence for agricultural or non-agricultural society?s social, economic, and cultural choices, as well as inherited cultures, in a technological environment with food demand, limitations, and bio-climate measurements..."

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World Nations Priorities on Climate Change and Food Security

"...Food supply per capita has increased by more than 30% since 1961, this is accompanied by more use of nitrogen fertilizers (showing an increase of about 800%) and water resources for irrigation (with an increase of more than 100%)..."

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Optimal Inventory Share Policy Search for e-Grocery Food Supply Network

"...We are motivated to do this study to decrease food waste in such a food network since management of perishable food products is important owing to their perishable feature..."

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Global Resource Flows in the Food System

"...The capability to project resource flows in food supply chains of great importance if the UN Sustainable Development Goals are to be realised and embedded into the global food system..."

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Introduction: Is Russia?s Role in the International Agri-Food System Sustainable?

"...This introductory chapter examines the question whether Russia?s increased role in the international agri-food system is sustainable..."

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Application of GIS Technologies in Sustainable Land Management at Local Level

"...Application and importance of GIS as a tool will be presented through several research studies, namely: soil data of Popovo polje, bonity data of Mostar City, land cover and land use changes of Tuzla City, and application of agroecological zoning of Srebrenik municipality..."

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Prevention of Contamination of Broiler Chicken Carcasses with Campylobacter During Water Cooling

"...In this regard, contaminated chicken meat is considered as the main source of food campylobacteriosis..."

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Challenges in Veterinary Vaccine Development

"...Infectious diseases in animals are a major threat to global animal health and its welfare; their effective control is crucial for agronomic health, for safeguarding food security and also alleviating rural poverty..."

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Integrated multi-enterprise agricultural system for sustaining livelihood, energy use and resource recycling: a case study from

"...Therefore, a study was planned during 2014?2018 involving multiple enterprises like food crops, agroforestry (fruits?+?vegetables), forage, livestock and water harvesting-cum-fish production to enhance productivity, profitability, energy efficiency, resource recycling and soil health..."

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