With all of the controversy surrounding the recent decision of the federal government to possible end the single desk in Western Canada the CWB is trying to present a case for a plebiscite. At the Farm Progress Show in Regina, I participated in the media scrum with Allen Oberg, CWB Chairperson to try and get an idea of what the CWB’s plan is outside of just lobbying for a plebiscite.
As you saw in our “Talking to Farmers” segment on the CWB vote issue, farmers are quite divided on the need for a plebiscite but the reality is that it truly has a low chance of even happening.
In the below video you will quickly find that the CWB is realistically putting a lot of eggs in the basket of trying to save the single desk instead of the real task of planning for its eventual collapse. Watch the media scrum with Allen Oberg and you be the judge on the CWB’s strategy.
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