Moments in Time

Oh Can-ola!

Since first appearing on the Canadian agricultural stage 60 years ago, a tiny, bright yellow flower achieved star status as a new cooking oil and biodiesel source that’s both good for humans and for the planet.  Canola, a name which combines “Canada” and “oil,” was developed by researchers and oilseed breeders at the University of Manitoba in the 1960s and …

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Tracking the weather

McCord deplored the “lack of system in times and manner of [meteorological] observations” He pursued his interests by keeping meteorological journals.

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