FRASER: In the retail food business, customers have plenty of questions about how their food is produced. The answers often surprise them
DAYNARD: There are only nine GMO products on the market. So a cucumber with a GMO-free sticker is simply a way for the supplier to charge a higher price.
MELLOR-TRUPP: I’ve learned to respect the views of people who are educated on subjects about which I was concerned – even if they work for Monsanto
CHARLEBOIS: Ottawa’s recent tactics should set us up well for talks on NAFTA, but Washington still needs to give some sign that it cares about Canada’s role as a key trading partner
MCLAUGHLIN: Crop production science and innovation led to new technologies that averted a predicted global starvation catastrophe
BARTLEY: Technological advancements on the farm mean lower supermarket prices, better environmental sustainability and less land use
CHARLEBOIS: Canadian farms will become much more efficient, contributing more to global food systems and increasing food sector profitability
CHARLEBOIS: The Trudeau government’s aggressive carbon campaign could inspire even more companies to pack up and leave, harming our economy