Robert Arnason

Are temporary foreign workers at risk?

UN representative has urged authorities to do more to protect workers and help them become permanent residents of Canada

Just say ‘no’ to Britain, says beef industry

Groups push Ottawa to keep U.K. out of trade deal

Temporary foreign workers at risk for ‘slavery’ in Canada: UN rep

Envoy should do 'his homework,' says agri-food labour expert

Ottawa eases foreign worker paperwork for 'trusted employers'

Feds extending validity of Labour Market Impact Assessment for certain companies

Canada expects Britain to ‘uphold’ CPTPP standards

The federal government expects the United Kingdom to comply with the rules of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. That includes regulations around the import...

Canadian meat industry angling to exclude U.K. from free trade bloc

The Canadian Pork Council, the Canadian Cattle Association and the Canadian Meat Council strongly oppose Britain joining the CPTPP

Feds to change pesticide oversight

In the past, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency was responsible for pesticide regulation in Canada. But the federal press release, from yesterday, suggests that the environment...

How nanoparticle structures could help agriculture

Researchers are working to develop the “next generation” of insecticides that delivers active ingredients directly to pests

UPDATED: Nature’s Path walks away from organic farm

Vancouver food manufacturer recently liquidated remaining farm assets after stopping crop production last fall