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Canada needs investment in ag, says expert

February 20, 2017  By CBC News

February 20, 2017 – A leading Canadian agri-food expert says Canada has an opportunity to significantly boost its gross domestic product and be a key player in the coming agriculture-industrial revolution. But the sector needs investment from the federal government to take advantage of the opportunity.

“Agriculture really is at the cusp of a new industrial revolution…This is Canada’s moment to take advantage of a huge opportunity,” Evan Fraser, the head of the University of Guelph’s Food Institute, told CBC’s The House host Chris Hall. READ MORE



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