The push to end supply management signals waning public support of farming

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Opinion

Over the last few months, the Conservative leadership contest has thrust a highly emotional issue for rural Canada into the spotlight— is supply management worth keeping or not? If you aren’t aware of the issue, one candidate, Maxime Bernier, is looking to eliminate the system. The rest of the field of candidates have said they support it. I say it’s a highly emotional issue because there is a clear split between those that think it should remain intact, and those that don’t. Now I’m a dairy farmer, so you can take a wild guess at where I stand on the…

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