Who’s sorry now?

Prairie Post (East Edition) - - Opinion -


When re­view­ing his­tory, the Cana­dian Wheat Board (CWB) mar­ket­ing power was gone Au­gust 1st 2012, thanks to Harper and Ritz.

A study fi­nanced by the Al­berta Wheat Com­mis­sion found dur­ing the next two crop years a farmer grow­ing 1000 acres of 35 bushels per acre wheat lost about $!20,000. The loss was ab­sorbed by the grain han­dling and rail com­pa­nies.

For a 10,000 acre farmer, one who likely voted for Harper, that sup­port cost him over a mil­lion dol­lars. Re­mem­ber, the same losses are on­go­ing.

Should the Western Cana­dian Wheat Grower or­ga­ni­za­tion, or any­body else, be proud of the sup­port given Harper in dis­solv­ing the CWB?

Lorne Jack­son, Moose Jaw

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