Managing stress helps ensure golden years shine: doctor

TORONTO — Recognize periods of high stress in life and learn to manage them, delegates were told during the Advancing Women in Agriculture conference in Toronto this month. Dr. Marla Shapiro shared her own story facing breast cancer, the sudden death of an infant and the fatal illness of a 25-year-old daughter. “Stop and give […] Read more


Women in ag face unique business challenges

Karen Morrison reports from the recent Advancing Women leadership conference held in Toronto. “Why are so many women at the Royal York driving pick-up trucks?” one presenter joked during the Advancing Women leadership conference in Toronto earlier this month. “We’re here to learn and inspire each other and learn to be good leaders,” said dairy […] Read more