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Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer Ron Lamb remembers his father pulling six-metre-wide crop-seeding equipment around his southern Alberta grain fields in the 1990s, overlapping on each pass to make sure he covered all the ground.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: BlackBerry earnings BlackBerry Ltd. will report its first-quarter results on Wednesday.
Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

PARIS — A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of VIP guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday.

Vice Quebec closing its doors, affecting about 20 media employees

MONTREAL — Online magazine Vice is closing its doors in Quebec. According to the Quebec Federation of Professional Journalists, about 20 employees in the province were informed of the decision Friday morning.
B Corp puts companies under the social microscope

B Corp puts companies under the social microscope

Certification goes far beyond mere profitability for companies that pass the test
Renowned China expert to speak at Brock University

Renowned China expert to speak at Brock University

Author of The Coming Collapse of China here Monday
Local firm creating marketing tools that are dynamic, immediate and accessible

Local firm creating marketing tools that are dynamic, immediate and accessible

Local firm is making marketing tools more accessible
Thorold takes part in federal pre-budget consultation

Thorold takes part in federal pre-budget consultation

Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey wants to ensure Thorold is represented in the federal budget