…”Canadian canola farmers with biggest crop ever are about to lose their biggest export customer”…”USA warns Europe over plans to demand millions in unpaid taxes”…”Thai chicken salad offers cool, crunchy textures, warm and spicy flavours”…
Apparently over the last decade, demand for Canadian canola by China has increased 10-fold to the point that it now accounts for 40% of all shipments.
Chinese officials say the restrictions on imports from Canada are intended to limit the potential spread of ‘blackleg’, a fungus that causes ‘significant crop yield’ loss.
A wee muse of encouragement for all Canadian canola farmers at home with a ‘little house on the prairie’ & amidst the quips of fungi & fun guy!…
It seems EU allegations that large corporate America companies like Apple, Amazon & Starbucks are avoiding paying their fair share of taxes has provoked the US government to threaten retaliation against EU companies doing business in the USA.
The big picture issue seems to be not about these companies paying more taxes, but just to which jurisdictions they should be paying them to. So ” ‘the tug of war’ going on between countries of how you allocate profits ” is expected to continue for some time with concerns over retroactive tax assessments and their negative affects on various economies.
Nothing quite sings ‘summer feasting‘ like a cool summer salad!
‘Tis the season of corn on the cob and one of my year ’round favourites–the Cobb salad too!
Whatever’s in the mix for your final summer Thursday in August, may it be a toss up NOT between rest & relaxation and may the heat of the moment sunshine see your day mushroom into fun & frolic that has you singing like a chanterelle!