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ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $7.00 higher $517.40; Nov. ’16 $4.90 higher $521.90; Jan. ’17 $5.30 higher $525.60; March ’17 $5.10 higher $526.60; May ’17 $5.50 higher $528.20; July ’17 $5.50 higher $529.30; Nov. ’17 $4.90 higher $513.80; Jan. ’18 $4.90…

Prince Charles opens rural training centre in Transylvania

VISCRI, Romania – Britain’s Prince Charles has opened a training centre in rural Transylvania to encourage conservation, farming and sustainable development in Romania.Charles, who has long been enamoured of Romania’s rural traditions, on Wednesday opened “The Prince of Wales’s Training Centre,” an 18th-century converted barn…

ICE Futures Canada prices mostly higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $1.70 lower $510.40; Nov. ’16 $0.20 higher $517.00; Jan. ’17 unchanged $520.30; March ’17 $0.10 higher $521.50; May ’17 $0.10 higher $522.70; July ’17 unchanged $523.80; Nov. ’17 $0.20 higher $508.90; Jan. ’18 $0.20 higher $508.90;…

BC Chamber delegates seek real estate data

VANCOUVER – British Columbia’s business leaders have adopted a list of policies they want addressed by government including more equitable taxation for wineries and Airbnb-style rentals and protection for old-growth forests.The resolutions are among those approved this week by delegates from 125 chambers and boards…

Cows killed in fire on transport truck

NEW MARYLAND, N.B. – The driver of a transport truck carrying dozens of cows had to scramble to get some of the animals out of the vehicle after it caught fire on a New Brunswick highway.Police say the truck had more than 40 head of…

ICE Futures Canada prices mixed

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $0.70 lower $512.10; Nov. ’16 $1.50 lower $516.80; Jan. ’17 $1.40 lower $520.30; March ’17 $1.40 lower $521.40; May ’17 $1.20 lower $522.60; July ’17 $0.70 lower $523.80; Nov. ’17 $0.10 higher $508.70; Jan. ’18 $0.10…

ICE Futures Canada prices mostly higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $2.80 lower $512.80; Nov. ’16 $3.10 higher $518.30; Jan. ’17 $3.60 higher $521.70; March ’17 $3.70 higher $522.80; May ’17 $3.60 higher $523.80; July ’17 $3.30 higher $524.50; Nov. ’17 $0.90 higher $508.60; Jan. ’18 $0.90…

Nebraska pig supplier promises to investigate alleged abuses

LINCOLN, Neb. – A national pork supplier promised Thursday to investigate abuse allegations at one of its Nebraska facilities after an animal rights group released an undercover video showing pigs with open wounds and other health problems.The Animal Legal Defence Fund released the footage Wednesday…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $9.20 lower $515.60; Nov. ’16 $6.60 lower $515.20; Jan. ’17 $5.70 lower $518.10; March ’17 $5.30 lower $519.10; May ’17 $4.50 lower $520.20; July ’17 $4.20 lower $521.20; Nov. ’17 $6.90 lower $507.70; Jan. ’18 $6.90…