Compensation for supply managed producers still in the works

Ag minister reinforces support for industries affected by trade deals.
Highriver Online
July 17, 2019
By Highriver Online
Canada's Agriculture Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, reinforced her commitment to supply management at the Dairy Farmers of Canada AGM in Saskatoon this week.

During her announcement of over $11 million of Government funding for the Dairy Research Cluster Tuesday, July 16, Bibeau touched on the Government's plan to compensate supply managed producers.

The Government included a $3.9 billion compensation package in the 2019 budget, with up to $2.4 billion to sustain the incomes of producers, as well as up to $1.5 billion to protect against any reduction in quota value.

They say they've been working hard with industry working groups to finalize these delivery mechanisms.

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