Backyard chickens have appeared in increasing numbers in animal shelters.
If you asked average Canadian families what their largest expense is, many would probably say housing. And you can’t blame them. Mortgage and rental payments are a painful monthly reminder of how much we pay for this basic necessity.
Biotechnology gives us crops that can be grown with fewer pesticides, and farmed using more environmentally sustainable methods. Crops with healthier food characteristics that carry fewer natural toxins or allergens are now in the pipeline. Canadians are fortunate in being able to benefit from these foods and medicines.