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National Farmers Union

National Farmers Union

NFU members believe that the problems facing farmers are common problems, and that farmers producing diverse products must work together to advance effective solutions. The NFU works toward the development of economic and social policies that will maintain the family farm as the primary food-producing unit in Canada. Associate Members are a valued part of […]

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Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA)

Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA)

The Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA) is a non-profit, producer-based organization dedicated to the promotion of soil conservation in Saskatchewan. The SSCA gives producers strong peer and professional support as they adopt soil conservation practices.

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Top eco-friendly hostels worldwide

Top eco-friendly hostels worldwide

HostelWorld.com, a Web site that offers online reservations for hostels around the world, recommends the following environmentally friendly hostels…

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Farmer Direct -

Farmer Direct -

Farmer Direct Co-operative Ltd. is a producer-driven business that provides the world with ethically grown and traded foods. Our co-operative of 60 organic farmers produce high quality 100% Certified Organic fairDeal oilseeds and pulses for food manufacturer’s distributors, and food service providers worldwide. You can choose from Farmer Direct’s three supply options: bulk packaged & […]

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Nature Conservancy of Canada Protects Shoe Lake West

Nature Conservancy of Canada Protects Shoe Lake West

NCC-Saskatchewan announced the protection of the Shoe Lake West property as part of its fifth annual Gift to Canadians for Canada Day. The 522-acre (211-hectare) site features diverse habitats essential to many bird species, including the endangered Piping Plover, the threatened Sprague’s Pipit and endangered Burrowing Owl.

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Saskatchewan warming to nuclear energy: chamber

Saskatchewan warming to nuclear energy: chamber

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce says there’s a renewed interest in the use of nuclear energy in the province.

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Sask. studies on energy mega-projects under review

Sask. studies on energy mega-projects under review

Questions are being asked about the future of a Saskatchewan feasibility study on a $1-billion “near-zero-emission” coal-fired electricity plant. Ottawa is reviewing both the proposed study on the coal plant and a second proposal

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Bison to roam free in Saskatchewan park

Bison to roam free in Saskatchewan park

A herd of plains bison from Alberta will be released this spring in Saskatchewan to roam free in a national park. Seventy bison from Elk Island National Park, about 45 kilometres east of Edmonton, were shipped to Grasslands National Park in southern Saskatchewan before Christmas.

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Money for burrowing owls could be at risk

Money for burrowing owls could be at risk

Money to protect endangered burrowing owls could be in short supply this year. Nature Saskatchewan’s burrowing owl program has been around since 1987 and since the beginning the program has received financial support from the Saskatchewan Environment Department.

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Saskatchewan buses to try canola power

Saskatchewan buses to try canola power

Canola, commonly used to make margarine and cooking oil, will soon be used to run buses. Starting in May, Saskatchewan Transportation Co.’s buses will use a two-per-cent biodiesel mixture.

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