Exchange rates and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais, explains the relationship between exchange rates and Canadian exports and why Canada remains competitive despite the declining dollar.
Sep 07, 2016
Consumers rule! (And what to do about it.)
Consumer demand is changing Canadian food processing for the better. J.P. Gervais describes the forces that shape food demand in Canada and elsewhere.
Jun 22, 2015
Global food demand has a doppelganger… and its name is Challenge
the recent Canada West Foundation conference described a demand for food that's expected to grow along with the global middle class. Ag prices should also climb but the World Bank doesn't think that's going to happen.
May 19, 2015
Importance of trade
Hear FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explain the role Canada plays in the global market and why Canada is among the most competitive traders in the world.
Oct 06, 2016
Three ways we know what consumers want
Serious money is spent on market research by industry groups and business to monitor consumer trends. But in the end, does it shed light on what consumers really want and more to the point, what they actually buy? Or what they'll buy tomorrow?
Jun 05, 2015
What you will find in the Jan. 2016 BoC Monetary Policy Report
J.P. Gervais expands on interest rate trends, the Canadian dollar and economic growth in India and China in relation to the Jan. 2016 Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Report.
Jan 20, 2016
Three tips all smart cattle producers need to beat price volatility
Since 2013, FCC has proudly supported Canadian graduate student research through an Ag Economics leadership fund. We're pleased to introduce guest bloggers Miao Zhen, along with professors Feng Qiu, James Rude and James Unterschultz from the University of Alberta who report on Miao's graduate research on price volatility in Canadian cattle sector.
Sep 18, 2015
Brexit’s impact on the Canadian economy
FCC Senior Agricultural Economist Craig Klemmer on the Brexit 'Leave' vote and its short and long-term consequences for the global economy, Canadian economy and agriculture.
Jul 26, 2016
To stay competitive, use the 5% rule
Canadian agriculture's focus on efficiency and productivity will keep Canada competitive in the face of a changing trade landscape.
Nov 23, 2016
Emerging markets and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais explains how gross domestic product (GDP) and emerging markets play a major role in defining Canada's export market.
Sep 07, 2016