Canada wins if the globe warms but we must be ready

If the Earth warmed as much as models say, the increase in Canada's arable land would be an area two times the size of Quebec

Canada wins if the globe warms but we must be ready“Why can’t Al Gore be right?” asked my friend as we suffered another bitter Canadian winter. Intolerable Januaries aside, global warming alarmists suggest we should be happy if global warming doesn’t occur. But that may not be the case, especially for Canadians. A recent scientific analysis says that if climate models are correct, Canada could…

Town to customize incentive for local company

Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership, plans to develop a parcel of land on the south side of Highway 7

Town to customize incentive for local companyKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials are going to customize a tax incentive for a local farm implement dealership looking to develop a parcel of land on the east edge of town. Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership on 12th Ave. West, has plans to develop a parcel of land…

Kindersley Mason receives special recognition

Harold Appleby given the provincial Grand Master’s Masonic Meritorious Service Award after 63 years of active service

Kindersley Mason receives special recognitionKenneth Brown of The Clarion Harold Appleby has been a member of the Kindersley Masonic Lodge for 63 years and his influence on a provincial grand master earned him special recognition. The long-time Mason has received the Grand Master’s Masonic Meritorious Service Award, a provincial honour that is given out at the direction of the…

Loblaw increases ‘buying local’ spending to support Canadian farmers

The company says it will work directly with local farmers to implement innovative growing methods or plant non-traditional crops

Loblaw increases ‘buying local’ spending to support Canadian farmersLoblaw Companies Ltd. will spend $150 million more each year by 2025 buying local, fresh Canadian produce that otherwise would have been imported from around the world. The company said in a news release on Wednesday that it will work directly with local farmers to implement innovative growing methods or plant non-traditional crops, extending the…

Canada must abandon agriculture marketing boards

Why should the U.S. not put barriers up against our products when we so effectively keep out some of theirs?

Canada must abandon agriculture marketing boardsSometimes political parties and the governments and oppositions they form forget that they exist to improve and enhance the lives of the Canadians who vote for them. So it made me very happy to see the federal Conservatives pressuring the Liberal government to let us know what a carbon tax would cost the average Canadian…

Food Farm program held over two days

The threshing club seeds about five acres of a field west of the museum compound using horses and vintage farm implements

Food Farm program held over two daysKenneth Brown of The Clarion An annual Food Farm program for students has gone ahead as planned even though Mother Nature did not co-operate for a seeding demonstration on the same day. The Kindersley Antique Threshing Club was scheduled to hold its annual seeding demonstration on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum,…

Is western civilization worth defending?

The science, culture and philosophy of the West have been embraced around the world. And millions still flock to our shores

Is western civilization worth defending?“An anthropologist is someone who respects the distinctive values of every culture but his own. We in the West are all anthropologists now.” – Roger Kimball, The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of America Soon after arriving at McGill University in 1968 from a year of ethnographic field research in Iran,…

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to field

The annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to fieldKenneth Brown of The Clarion Members of the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club will be back in the field next Friday to show people how crops were seeded in the area a century ago. The club’s annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum. The demonstration…

Ten shocks that could overturn our world

Future factors and potential disruptions that could have a truly transformative impact on life, society, government, the economy, and business

Ten shocks that could overturn our worldThe world is becoming increasingly aware that there is no such thing as ‘normal’ any more. Some say this near immunity to large scale shocks started with the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, Donald Trump’s election as U.S. President, and the revelations about fake news on social media influencing voters and elections around…
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