The time to work with farmers on climate action is now. Our jobs depend on it.
Canada's farmers are resilient and hard-working. They wouldn't be farming if they didn't care about the crucial role agriculture can play in building a better Canada. But there's a thin line between success and failure on the farm, and climate change is a wildcard that's a threat to all of us.
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For many Canadian farmers, the focus on climate change in the recent election campaigns missed the mark.
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'We will not be able to make a determination as to whether those deaths were the result of something, but other analysts might be able to look at those questions,' says Jeff Latimer of Statistics Canada.