Co-ops are the route to the future we want

By Frances Deverell When people asked why Europe was able to move so quickly into renewable energy, the answer was co-ops.  Why wasn’t there more resistance to windmills in Europe and Scandanavia? Because the initiatives were community based and co-ops.  How do you get a new type of initiative going if the mainstream corporations won’t … Read moreCo-ops are the route to the future we want

On July 1st, 2012, The Canadian Wheat Board as we know it died

It will be much weakened as an organization and farmers in Canada have lost the power to control the price of wheat. We tried to save the Canadian Wheat Board but failed. It has been gutted.  We supported the National Farmer’s Union. The bill to take away the automatic membership of farmers and take away … Read moreOn July 1st, 2012, The Canadian Wheat Board as we know it died

Food security and the Wheatboard

CUSJ has added a new page on Food Security.  There are many important issues facing our society on our food system, food prices, the quality of food, the way it is produced, and the way food is distributed.  Our food security page outlines the basic issues and then links you to groups that are trying … Read moreFood security and the Wheatboard