Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

Published: 23 April 2024

Upset about high interest rates, growing paperwork and heavy regulatory burdens, protesting farmers have become a familiar sight across Quebec since December.

Maison Riviera: Glass jars give way to plastic

Published: 23 April 2024

Maison Riviera has abandoned the glass containers that have made its name since their arrival on the market in 2015 in favor of plastic. Fans of Riviera yogurt who have lids sold separately by the...

The price of food inevitably "volatile"

Published: 17 April 2024

From bad weather to global conflicts, and even the breakdown of supply chains, food prices are subject to unpredictable variations....

Quebec farmers protest, block roads over cost of business

Published: 11 April 2024

CBC News interviewed agronomist and economist Pascal Thériault, McGill Farm Management and Technology Program Director, about recent protests by Quebec farmers asking for more government aid as...

The advantages of regenerative agriculture in the prairies

Published: 2 April 2024

McGill Farm Management and Technology Program Director Pascal Thériault spoke to Radio-Canada's Le Café Show about what regenerative agriculture is, how it can improve water retention in the soil...

From chocolate to home insurance, climate change is making life more expensive

Published: 2 April 2024

Rising costs of cocoa due to drought and disease affecting crop yields is proof of how global warming is hitting our pocketbooks, agronomist and economist Pascal Thériault, McGill Farm Management...

Shrinkflation in house brands

Published: 21 March 2024

Large retailers are reducing their formats to cut production costs in a period of high food inflation....

Why the price of bananas stays low and steady

Published: 27 February 2024

Although bananas are not immune to price spikes, as seen recently due to poor harvests, the desire of retailers to keep them affordable and an efficient production chain largely explain why the...

Montrealers denounce the extent of food waste in grocery stores

Published: 20 February 2024

A group of Montrealers, upon seeing a huge truck filled with unsold food from grocery stores each week in their neighbourhood, are raising the alarm about the extent of food waste.


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