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Thursday, April 17, 2014
GPRC is among the Canadian colleges which have been awarded support to purchase specialized research equipment.  The announcement of nearly $40 million in grants to support applied research and development activities nation-wide was made today by Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and included $150,000 for the GPRC National Bee Diagnostic Centre (NBDC).  The Applied Research ... Read More
Thursday, April 3, 2014
In the fall of 2013, CRI-GPRC was approached by members of the Fairview agricultural community, to determine if an applied research partnership with local MDs and groups was possible.  Reasons for seeking a partnership ranged from a desire to interpret scientific findings to improving the efficiency of agriculture programs and associations in the Peace region.  Dan Houser was tapped to conduct a... Read More
Thursday, March 27, 2014
For at least the next four years, we will be uniting with our American counterparts in the fight to save honey bees. On March 12, 2014, a ground breaking Memorandum of Agreement was signed between GPRC's CRI National Bee Diagnostic Centre and the Bee Research Laboratory, of the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Centre, of Beltsville, MD. This agreement is to... Read More
Monday, March 10, 2014
Patricia Wolf Viega, Diagnostic Technician, Naitonal Bee Diagnostic Centre - Growing the North 2014 Slideshare Presentation. http://goo.gl/O1f8Ue   Read More
Friday, February 28, 2014
Dan Houser a PhD candidate in cultural anthropology at Carleton University in Ottawa, led the discussion on the oil and gas culture in the region.  Dan has made Grande Prairie his home and place of research, undertaking a long conversation with residents of the Peace Region and members of the oil and gas community.   Dan's goal is to bridge what he views as a gap between old-guard 'ivory tower'... Read More