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Commodity groups split on predictable lines over supply management law

Private member’s bill would exclude supply-managed commodities from trade negotiations.


June 24, 2021
By Manitoba Co-operator

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Commodity groups are split on predictable lines over a proposed law that would exclude supply-managed commodities from future trade negotiations.

Bill C-216, was introduced as a private member’s bill by Bloc Quebecois MP Louis Plamondon as a means of protecting supply management.

If passed, federal negotiators would not be able to involve tariffs or import quotas for supply-managed sectors.

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