Viterra

Canadian Heads Offices Under Chinese Siege

Diane Francis | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

Put another way, allowing a large head office to be acquired allows foreigners to acquire pieces of the country's upside, its living standards, reputation, opportunity, tax base, intellectual property, and networks. This is like selling the family jewels.

Swiss Company Buys Regina-Based Viterra

CP | Craig Wong and Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2012 | Canada Business

Grain handler Viterra Inc. has agreed to be acquired by Swiss company Glencore International in a $6.1-billion deal that will see much of the business...

The End of the Canadian Wheat Board: What's at Stake?

Darin Barney | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada
Darin Barney

In its campaign against the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk system, the Conservative government has invoked the language of "choice," framing its intentions in terms of expanding farmers' options for marketing their produce. State intervention that forcibly undermines the CWB will accomplish exactly the opposite.