Elm tree pruning ban begins April 1st

Mar 28, 2021 | 8:57am

The province’s annual ban on pruning elm trees, to prevent Dutch elm disease, begins on April 1st and goes to August 31st. During this time, pruning elm trees is illegal. The ban occurs at the time when the elm bark beetles are most active. The beetles transmit DED. Fresh cuts from trimming trees can attract […]

Canada pushes China on canola at WTO as Beijing bristles over Trudeau criticism

Sep 6, 2019 | 2:33pm

OTTAWA — Canada has requested a formal meeting with China at the World Trade Organization to resolve a Chinese ban on Canadian canola shipments. International Trade Minister Jim Carr announced Friday that Canada is seeking a bilateral consultation at the WTO because the two sides have been unable to resolve the issue. China’s decision to ban canola […]