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Wheat Board Vote Passes; Ritz Backs Supply Management


November 29, 2011
By Peter O'Neil

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November 29, 2011 – As the bill to give Canadian grain farmers marketing freedom from the Canadian Wheat Board cleared the final stage of approval in the House of Commons yesterday, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz dismissed arguments from a
number of economic think-tanks saying Canada would be better off without
the quota system.

November 29, 2011 – As the bill to
give Canadian grain farmers marketing freedom from the Canadian Wheat
Board cleared the final stage of approval in the House of Commons
yesterday, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz dismissed arguments
from a
number of economic think-tanks saying Canada would be better off without
the quota system.|READ MORE

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