Environment Minister Glen Murray Apologizes (!) to Ontario's Farmers

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Glen Murray is not the favourite son of Ontario’s farming industry. The Ontario Minister of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has made few friends in the Ontario farm sector with his push to restrict use of neonicotinoid seed treatments, dismiss sound science, and impose the will of his urban-dominated government on the province’s farmers. That’s the Glen Murray farmers attending the Ontario Federation of Agriculture annual meeting were expecting to hear from this week, but a different Glen Murray showed up at the convention. In a surprising 20-minute address, a contrite Murray apologized to the convention for his poor relationship with…

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