Blueberry grower Gurprit Singh Brar at his farm near Langley, B.C. | Sarbmeet Singh photo

U.S. investigates blueberry imports from Canada

SURREY, B.C. — Gurprit Singh Brar is fighting to hold onto his farm’s vital blueberry markets in the United States after the U.S. International Trade Commission announced an investigation into Canadian blueberry imports. The Vancouver-area farmer said he welcomes the support offered by the British Columbia government to assist farmers in fending off the trade […] Read more

Farmers sit on a tractor Dec. 9 near New Dehli as they listen to a speaker during a protest against newly passed farm bills. |  Reuters/Adnan Abidi photo

Indian farmers receive support

Canadian politicians have expressed support for farmers in India, who are protesting three new farm laws recently enacted there. India said it plans to register a formal complaint against comments by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in support of Indian farmers, warning “such actions will have seriously damaging impact on ties.” Meanwhile, protesters rallied across the […] Read more