consumers

Ford is under investigation for Bronco Sport gas leaks. US says its remedy doesn’t fix the problem

Ford is under investigation for Bronco Sport gas leaks. US says its remedy doesn’t fix the problem

Apr 12, 2024 | 6:50am
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety agency has opened an investigation into a Ford recall for gasoline leaks from cracked fuel injectors that can cause engine fires, saying in documents that the remedy doesn’t fix the leaks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted Friday that the probe will “evaluate the adequacy […]
Inflation, longer sales season to weigh on shopping habits this Black Friday

Inflation, longer sales season to weigh on shopping habits this Black Friday

Nov 24, 2023 | 5:23am
As scores of shoppers pack local malls to hunt for Black Friday deals, Dianne Debarros will be on the lookout for discounted toys and laptops her kids will soon need for school. The Sarnia, Ont., woman has already started her Christmas shopping but wants to supplement her purchases on a trip to Real Canadian Superstore, where the chain […]

Bank of Canada raises key interest rate by half percentage point

Dec 7, 2022 | 9:14am

The Bank of Canada is raising its key interest rate by half a percentage point, bringing it to 4.25 per cent and the highest it’s been since 2008. It’s also signaling it may pause its aggressive rate hike cycle after today. In a news release, the central bank says there’s “growing evidence” that higher interest […]

New survey shows consumer confidence in Canadian farm production

Oct 13, 2021 | 11:11am

Tuesday October 12 was National Farmers Day and Climate Corporation has released an Angus Reid report. The report reveals a high level of trust in Canadian farmers with three in four Canadians confident in farmers ability to meet Canada’s food demand. The confidence was strongest in Saskatchewan and Manitoba at 93 percent, followed by Alberta […]

Sask. Stock Growers welcome federal initiative to build public trust in food production

May 20, 2021 | 5:34am

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers are welcoming a federal initiative to raise public trust in Canada’s food system. The federal government is providing $244,000 to the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity to develop tools to enable food producers to share their stories with consumers. Stock Growers manager Chad McPherson says it is important to educate consumers […]

October is Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan

Oct 12, 2020 | 9:13am

October is Agriculture month in Saskatchewan, and is an excellent time to connect those who grow food with consumers. The executive director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan, Clinton Monchuk, says one of the goals is to generate authentic conversations between urban residents and farmers. “We’ve had quite a few more inquiries that have come […]