A Liberal Majority — How Will It Impact Your Farm?

The federal political landscape in Canada looks very different following the election on Monday, with Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada winning a clear majority.

After nine and a half years of Conservative government, Canadian farm groups and farmers will have to adjust to Liberal policies and approaches to agriculture (the Canadian Federation of Agriculture created this chart for comparing party policies on several key ag issues.)

While Canadians as a whole chose a Liberal government, much of rural Canada — the agricultural regions of the country, in particular — chose to send Conservative MPs back to Ottawa.

That brings us to this week’s poll question: how do you see a Liberal majority government impacting your farm? As always, additional comments are welcome below.

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