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1 hr ago | The Western Producer
The closing of cereal research centres and funding for spring wheat breeding is creating a seed oligopoly, says the author.
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5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
Minister of State Bal Gosal today announced $6 million in funding for celebrations and community and cultural activities to be held during the Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games.
9 hrs ago | CBC News
Ian "Whitey" MacDonald, who evaded arrest for more than 30 years before being found in 2011, has died in a Winnipeg nursing home.
10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
The Manitoba-lensed movie Heaven Is for Real was timed to open on Easter long weekend to lure in devoutly minded audiences primed for a religious experience at the multiplex.
15 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.
HEMP BOUND: DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONT LINES OF THE NEXT AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION by Doug Fine , 192 pages, $17.95 paper.
FP Newspapers Inc. today announced a cash dividend of $0.05 per share, payable on May 30, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2014.
Human trafficking is the fastest-growing and most lucrative criminal enterprise in Canada, according to a group dedicated to battling it, and an event on April 26 in Abbotsford aims to heighten awareness to the issue.
Jeffrey Wayne Barnard was born in Winnipeg Manitoba on August 5th, 1978. He was adopted from Timmins, Ontario in or around 1982; to a family in the Greater Toronto Region.
As the moon completely crosses the earth's shadow, the first of four total lunar eclipses, called the Blood Moon, occur in Whittier, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Quite a few Nebraska movies were not filmed in or even near Nebraska. Apparently, when filming the state, any old farm-y location will do.
Cameras will begin rolling later this week in select Winnipeg courtrooms as part of a pilot project meant to bring people closer than ever to the legal action.
Manitoba's Red River Floodway, built by premier Duff Roblin for just under $63 million in the mid-1960s with the federal government covering 60 per cent of the cost, has spared the city of Winnipeg an estimated $30 billion in flood damages in the nearly half century since it was completed in 1968.
WHEN it comes to casting studio movies shot in cities far removed from Hollywood , the modus operandi is to import the big speaking roles from elsewhere.
Essex had four locations in Superstores but lost its licence to sell Autopac insurance through Manitoba Public Insurance earlier this year.