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Nov. 30, 2016

Foot of Lonsdale- Vision to Reality

The City of North Vancouver has received a $400,000 donation towards its revitalization of the waterfront. Donated by Richardson International through the Richardson Foundation, the funds will be used to deliver a unique water feature at the Foot of Lonsdale that will be a one of a kind, playful and vibrant gathering place for people of all ages and abilities...

Nov. 16, 2016


Originally built in 1977, the Preeceville Arena was in need of significant repairs to remain a cornerstone of its Saskatchewan community. The cost of replacing the roof to fix extensive leaks, repair the structure and improve insulation was just over $500,000. With help from Richardson Pioneer, the Town of Preeceville and the Canada 150 Fund, the project was completed ahead...

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Oct. 03, 2016

The Richardson Community Clubhouse Shines Bright

The Richardson Oilseed team was honoured to attend Yorkton, SK’s annual Friday Night Lights Football game on September 23, and not just because of their love of sport. The much-anticipated game also acted as the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the new Richardson Community Clubhouse. “The community we have here, it’s the best”, said Roby Sharpe,...

Aug. 17, 2016


RICHARDSON INVESTS $120 MILLION TO UPGRADE LETHBRIDGE CANOLA PLANT August 17, 2016 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is investing $120 million in its canola processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta to maximize operating efficiencies and modernize the facility to significantly increase canola crush capability. Today, Richardson’s Lethbridge plant processes approximately 450,000 metric tonnes of canola annually. With these upgrades, the...

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Aug. 16, 2016

Rose Valley Fire Department Rebuilds

Losing a fire hall to a fire seems unimaginable, but this was the unfortunate case for Rose Valley, SK and the surrounding communities. In December 2015, a fire caused by a faulty battery charger destroyed the Rose Valley & District Volunteer Fire Department’s hall and equipment, causing a huge gap between communities and certain emergency services, which were now unavailable to Rose...

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Aug. 16, 2016

Introducing Bennett Farm

Richardson is proud to be truly invested in Canadian agriculture. To further our commitment to the ag industry and continue to grow for the future, we are excited to announce the creation of Bennett Farm, a brand new research and demonstration farm in Saskatchewan. Richardson is investing $15 million to establish Bennett Farm, a 444-acre demonstration farm and training centre...

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Aug. 11, 2016

What’s in a Colour?

For many years, our Richardson Pioneer elevators have proudly stood out on the Prairie landscape due to their distinctive yellow and orange colour scheme. But it wasn’t always that way. Our elevators, like most other country grain terminals, were originally painted “CPR Red”. The change in colour scheme came not from marketing studies, focus groups or public relations consultants, but...

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Jul. 20, 2016

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

TEAM MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: NICOLE WEBSTER When Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, visited the Prairies in June, one Richardson International employee had the honour of being selected to receive the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, presented by the Earl himself. Nicole Webster, a lab technician at Richardson in Winnipeg, was one of 50 Manitobans to...

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Jul. 14, 2016

Sponsor Feature: Agriculture in the Classroom

Agriculture education is important to teach the next generation where our food comes from and how it gets from the farm to the final products we purchase at the grocery store. Agriculture in the Classroom—Manitoba (AITC-M) and Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan (AITC – SK) work with teachers and students across the Prairies to get them excited about Canadian agriculture...

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May. 18, 2016

Not All Oats are Created Equal

Why does one oat buyer prefer one variety and the next one doesn’t? Not all oats are created equal. Each variety possesses different qualities like higher test weight or lower thins. Varieties will also process differently and have different nutritional profiles. Oats go into many products and requirements change when the oats are being used in breakfast cereals, granola bars...

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May. 18, 2016

MacGregor Fire Hall

When the MacGregor Fire Hall needed to raise funds for a new four-wheel drive utility vehicle, Dustin Hildebrandt, Deputy Fire Chief and an electrician for Richardson Milling Portage la Prairie, knew to contact the Richardson Foundation. Through the Foundation, Richardson Pioneer Dundonald and Richardson Milling Portage la Prairie donated $10,000 to the project. The new utility vehicle enables firefighters to...