Technology

Published on Tue, 12/04/2018 by AccelerateAB

AccelerateAB, Alberta’s Flagship Technology Conference, Continues to Innovate with the Times

AccelerateAB, Alberta’s Flagship Technology Conference, Continues to Innovate with the Times

AccelerateAB is excited to announce the theme “Data: #Alberta’s New Energy” for 2019, and its inaugural call for speakers. #abtech #startups #tech

CALGARY, December 4, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - AccelerateAB, Alberta’s most sought-after technology conference to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators from all over Canada, is excited to announce the theme “Data: Alberta’s New Energy” for 2019, and its inaugural call for speakers.

Published on Wed, 06/13/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Volunteers use technology to help form a clearer picture of conservation

Volunteers use technology to help form a clearer picture of conservation

Technology and nature aren’t as separate as they seem. Here at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we’ve been integrating the use of technology increasingly into our field work and Conservation Volunteers (CV) events.

“This type of information is crucial to identifying areas in Canada that need protection, monitoring our existing lands and assessing what conservation actions are needed.” - Dan Kraus, NCC's national conservation biologist

In all 10 of our provinces, NCC is working to protect important natural areas and the species they sustain.

CACTUS: Communities Have Until April 15th to Ask for Cable Company Budgets to Manage “Community TV”

CACTUS: Communities Have Until April 15th to Ask for Cable Company Budgets to Manage “Community TV”

Canadians have until April 15th to share their experiences as viewers and producers at cable community TV channels.  

The vast majority of cable community TV channels do not meet the minimum criteria for operating a community TV channel under CRTC policy, according to Deepak Sahasrabudhe of Newwest.tv in BC, and a member of the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS).

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Winnipeg MB, le 17 décembre 2015 :  L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) est heureuse d’annoncer les partenariats avec la Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), l’Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) et SaskCanola pour contribuer à la construction et l’opération d’une unité de démonstration mobile pour l’immobilisation dans le grain dans les trois Provinces des Prairies.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Winnipeg, MB December 17, 2015:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce partnerships with Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) and SaskCanola to help build and operate a mobile grain entrapment demonstration unit in the three Prairie Provinces.

Published on Thu, 11/12/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Injured Farmers Urged to Apply for the Back to Ag Program

Injured Farmers Urged to Apply for the Back to Ag Program

Winnipeg, MB November 12, 2015: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) in partnership with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Back to Ag Program.

Published on Thu, 11/05/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Sixth Year of FCC Ag Safety Fund Now Accepting Applications

Sixth Year of FCC Ag Safety Fund Now Accepting Applications

Applications accepted from November 4 to December 18

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 4, 2015 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) in partnership with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is proud to announce a call for applications to the 2016 – 2017 FCC Ag Safety Fund.

The Fund, now in its sixth year, helps charitable and non-profit groups deliver agricultural safety training across Canada in a community setting. The fund is made possible by FCC, a long-time supporter of CASA and farm safety initiatives.

Published on Tue, 10/27/2015 by Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge™ and Osmington Inc., Partner in Values and Investment in Agriculture

Farmers Edge™ and Osmington Inc., Partner in Values and Investment in Agriculture

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – August 25th, 2015: Farmers Edge™, today announced the addition of Osmington Inc., to its team of investors. The backing of Osmington Inc., marks the fourth investment partner to join the Company’s roster to support the rapid growth of the Company within the last 12 months.

Published on Wed, 08/19/2015 by BASF Canada

More Canola growers turn to canola systems that offer a premium

More Canola growers turn to canola systems that offer a premium

Increasing demand for alternative canola genetics in the United States has Canadian producers turning to canola systems that can offer specialty oil contracts for the quality crop.

Grower and agronomist Barry Chappell of Chappell Ag Ventures in Hamiota, MB, speaks of the success his operation has experienced in growing and selling Clearfield canola.

Published on Wed, 07/22/2015 by Be Car Care Aware

Vehicle maintenance checklist - Prepare your car for summer driving today

Vehicle maintenance checklist - Prepare your car for summer driving today

Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. Cracked hoses, leaky radiators, under inflated tires and dirty filters can significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown.

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