When Canada’s agriculture and trade ministers — as everybody expected following the World Trade Organization’s latest ruling against U.S. country of origin labeling — promised to retaliate unless the labeling rules are repealed, virtually all Canadian livestock producer groups and provincial governments who benefit from cross-border cattle and hog trade applauded the federal government’s swift action. With one exception, it seems. While other premiers and ag ministers were welcoming the federal government’s threat of trade retaliation, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s comments stood out from the rest. Speaking from Washington on CTV yesterday, Wynne said she was “surprised the federal government would come out…
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