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CETA and Grilled Cheese

By | April 10th, 2017|Commentary|

By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) Troy Media, April 10, 2017 Waterloo Record, April 12, 2017 Exchange Magazine, 13 April 2017 The Battlefords News-Optimist, 15 April 2017   As the July 1 CETA implementation date looms, a critical decision on import quotas is expected soon following several months of highly politicized consultations. If import quotas fail [...]

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Growing Forward, or Growing Pains?

By | March 28th, 2017|Commentary|

By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) Troy Media, March 28, 2017 Waterloo Region Record, March 30, 2017 “For the most part, the Canadian agri-food sector cheered the 2017 Federal budget. With a few dollars short, innovation and infrastructure were properly addressed in this budget. But the budget’s total license on policy reform and strategic frameworks will likely [...]

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Brazil and the Mother of all Food Fraud Cases

By | March 20th, 2017|Commentary|

By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) Troy Media, March 22, 2017 Waterloo Region Record, March 24, 2017 Times Colonist, March 26, 2017      “Brazil is a mess, and this latest food fraud scandal involving major companies and public authorities will only make matters worse.” After Europe’s horsemeat scandal, Brazil, the largest exporter of meat products [...]

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Slow death of cooking is gravy for food industry

By | March 15th, 2017|Commentary|

By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) LocalXpress, March 15, 2017 Times Colonist, March 19, 2017 Radio Canada International, March 24, 2017       "Recent surveys suggest the average adult spends more time watching cooking shows than actually cooking. Cooking has become optional for most of us. That means we've relinquished control of what we eat [...]

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