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Editorial

Grocery shoppers evolving into dedicated bargain hunters

Posted on March 5, 2024

The grocery market in Canada has changed a lot. Grocery shoppers have evolved into dedicated bargain hunters, as revealed by a comprehensive survey conducted by… Read More »

Proposed beer tax hike brews trouble for barley and brewing industry

Posted on February 29, 2024

As one of the earliest, widely grown grains in Canada, barley shares a long and trusted history with the brewing industry that it supplies. Renowned… Read More »

Why Canada’s energy sector is key to boosting productivity

Posted on February 26, 2024

Canada’s productivity performance is dismal, with no improvement over the last nearly 10 years. Economists calculate productivity by dividing output value by the hours worked… Read More »

Government policies favour urban ignorance over the realities farmers face

Posted on February 15, 2024

In Europe, there has been growing unrest for some time now, and with farmers’ protests reaching Paris, the media is beginning to pay closer attention… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

Posted on February 8, 2024

By Samantha Johnson For Southern Alberta Newspapers February 6, 1908 – The Advertiser and Central Alberta News A motor canal boat has been tested in… Read More »

Without advertising newspapers can’t do their jobs

Posted on February 8, 2024

Every day, we at The Commentator and other newspapers get press releases about upcoming events. And of course we are often asked to cover the… Read More »

Cracking the case of the secret chicken price hike

Posted on February 1, 2024

No one begrudges farmers a fair living. However, chicken farmers need to be up-front as to why they need a price increase. We deeply value… Read More »

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