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Don’t chicken out on supply management

July 11, 2014
By Dave Janzen


July 9, 2014 – Chicken Farmers of Canada Chair Dave Janzen has written an op-ed in response to the article “Free-trade rhetoric and free-trade reality”  that appeared in the Ottawa Citizen where author Kate Heartfield wrote: “farmers and food producers in Canada’s agricultural-export sectors might also get sick of being sacrificed to supply management in trade negotiations; the less market access Canada gives up, the less its trading partners give up too. So the government’s political risk-aversion has its own domestic risks, as well as being an obstacle to regional negotiations.

Read his article here