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Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer Ron Lamb remembers his father pulling six-metre-wide crop-seeding equipment around his southern Alberta grain fields in the 1990s, overlapping on each pass to make sure he covered all the ground.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: BlackBerry earnings BlackBerry Ltd. will report its first-quarter results on Wednesday.
Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

PARIS — A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of VIP guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday.

Vice Quebec closing its doors, affecting about 20 media employees

MONTREAL — Online magazine Vice is closing its doors in Quebec. According to the Quebec Federation of Professional Journalists, about 20 employees in the province were informed of the decision Friday morning.
Fishing Close to Bottom

Fishing Close to Bottom

Anglers know that it’s important to fish close to the bottom of the lake, because that’s where the fish are, even though we get snagged on rocks, branches and logs. That same idea relates to workplace relationships, productivity, profitability, peace and harmony.