Canada Dairy Farmers

'It's A Disgrace': Trump Blasts Canada's Trading Practices

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Politics

Uh oh.

Cows, Tractors Take Over Parliament Hill During Protest

CP | Fannie Olivier, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Politics

Thousands of milk producers gathered to push the government on cheese laws.

Cheaper Cheese Could Be Coming

CBC | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians could be paying less for cheese and yogurt after the Canadian Dairy Commission announced it is reducing the price of skim milk powder beginn...

Harper Should Protect Consumers Instead of Agriculture Inc.

Colin Kenny | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

Stephen Harper is known as a free market enthusiast who believes that unfettered competition is vital to any country's economic well-being. Yet the federal government continues to force Canadian families to squander in excess of $275 per family per year to protect the lucrative Canadian dairy and poultry industries. What gives?This system isn't supporting thousands of small Canadian farmers. It's supporting a small group of agricultural industrialists who are inhaling money at Canadian consumers' expense.

Why Is Milk So Darn Expensive? A Debate on Supply Management

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Politics
Marni Soupcoff

When it comes to food prices, Canadians often complain about paying too much. Who or what is to blame? Martha Hall Findlay points the finger at the supply management (SM) system. But Richard Doyle says SM has little to do with the price of milk -- it just benefits the economy. What do you think? Have a look at what Hall Findlay and Doyle have to say in our online debate. Then decide whose case is more persuasive, and cast your vote...