Gerry Ritz: "We Have Dairy Farmers' Backs"

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There seems to be some confusion regarding the intentions of the Conservative government at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, particularly in regards to supply management. The entire dairy industry, the federal NDP, federal Liberals, and anyone that would never send a Christmas card to Stephen Harper feel that supply management is bound to be busted up. Yet at the Ag Leaders Debate in Ottawa this week, Federal Ag Minister Gerry Ritz emphatically maintained that he and the Conservative government “have the back of dairy producers.”  (SEE THE VIDEO BELOW) So why won’t the dairy industry take him for his word?…

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