Editorials

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Invoking the Emergencies Act will help Canada’s reputation abroad

The last thing supply chains needed was more human-induced logistical predicaments created by the very disruptive truckers’ convoy

  • Feb 20, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
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Michael Zwaagstra

Teachers should keep using textbooks

Teachers telling students to create their own knowledge by finding sources on the internet is just plain wrong

  • Feb 10, 2022
Michael Zwaagstra
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Family team building exercise, room cleaning

With Spring around the corner I figured it was time for the…

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Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is senior director of the agri-food analytics lab and a professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University.

Vaccine mandate for truckers puts extra pressure on grocers

Disqualified over 8,000 Canadian truckers from crossing the border, leading a shortage food at the grocers

  • Jan 26, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is senior director of the agri-food analytics lab and a professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University.
The backyard dinosaurs in summer (Christi Albers-Manicke/BLACK PRESS)

Chicken surveillance and friend cameos

We joined the wireless security community this weekend

The backyard dinosaurs in summer (Christi Albers-Manicke/BLACK PRESS)
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Trudeau needs to shelve his plan to ban unvaccinated truckers

It puts Canadians’ access to food at risk

  • Jan 15, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
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Heads up, there will be a new guy this week

With the ‘extended winter break’ announced this weekend I was faced with…

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Ken Green

Hydrogen hype defies reality: it’s an impractical energy source

Once again, the world staged ClimateFest 26, aka the United Nations Conference…

Ken Green
Sylvain Charlebois
Professor, Dalhousie University

How gene editing helps farmers and consumers

With gene editing on the verge of being accepted in Canada, the way we communicate risks through food labelling needs to change

Sylvain Charlebois
Professor, Dalhousie University

Let the decorating begin

This past weekend it was time to decorate for Christmas around our…

Pipelines are safe and green despite Suzuki’s extremist rhetoric

In mid-November, prominent environmental activist David Suzuki made some remarks that any…

MP Blaine Calkins: ‘It’s time to make grown up decisions’

It’s time to get to work. Conservatives have been waiting anxiously for…

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How to account for rising cost of living

Cost of living is a significant component of financial planning. The cost…

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OPINION: Reducing red tape saves time, money for Alberta small businesses

There is nothing small about small business. Making up 99 per cent…

  • Oct 23, 2021
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I’m not opposed to opposition

I’m opposed to the threats and name calling

Sylvain Charlobois

How serious is food inflation in Canada?

Statcan claims our food inflation rate is at 2.7%. But the agency may be significantly underestimating

  • Oct 1, 2021
Sylvain Charlobois