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Mostly Smaller Crops Expected in Canada

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Manitoba Co-Operator PinP photo. CNS Canada – – Statistics Canada will release its first survey-based Canadian crop production estimates for 2015-16 on Friday, and figures for most major crops are expected to be down compared to last year. Story here.

The Great Wildfire Debate Lights Up Editorial Pages in Manitoba.

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Photo credit - APTN. (A version of this letter was published yesterday in the Neepawa Press.) Dear Editor,  I'm afraid there's been a misunderstanding. My recent letter in the Neepawa Press, "It's time to wake up and smell the smoke,"  has brought quite a negative response from friends and others. The misunderstanding is over the "link" that I drew between wildfires and manmade climate change. My critics apparently think such a link was my own creation!  Nothing could be further from the truth!  I was merely the messenger!