Goodbye, Glen Murray — Ontario farmers will never forget you

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Opinion

I thought goodbyes were supposed to be hard, and that they usually bring tears, hugs, and long waves of sorrow. Not always. Glen Murray’s resignation as Ontario’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change has left many farmers across the province smiling, even though the wake of his non-science-based decision-making will be felt long after he is gone. Murray the environment minister will be remembered by the agriculture community in Ontario for taking away a useful tool for raising crops — neonic seed treatments — based on a non-scientific reaction and a plan pushed by activists. In a process that lacked…

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