The chairman of the Western Hog Exchange says his organization is taking steps to prevent the kind of animal abuse that was shown on video broadcast by CTV’s investigative program W5 on Saturday.
The images, which were recorded secretly by a member of Mercy For Animals Canada at Western Hog Exchange’s handling facility in Red Deer, showed pigs that had been badly injured in transport, were packed tightly into holding pens, and were being kicked and beaten by workers. READ
The vast majority of consumers who live in and around Lacombe do much of their shopping elsewhere, based on the results of a retail survey conducted by the city. READ
It may be possible for TransCanada Corp. to build the most urgently needed leg of its delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline as early as next year, an executive with the pipeline giant said Wednesday. READ
Looking for a good place to work? You might want to send your resume to Agriculture Financial Services Corporation. READ
MONTREAL — Many Pratt & Whitney Canada employees were disappointed but not entirely surprised to learn Wednesday the Quebec-based aircraft-engine manufacturer will lay off as many as 1,000 people worldwide over the coming months. READ