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Farmers Move To Sue Feds For Billions

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - The group Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board says it is moving ahead with a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against the federal government despite a court ruling in the fall.The la...
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Wheat Board Stands By 'Offensive' Ad

SASKATOON - The Canadian Wheat Board is standing by an advertisement that has lassoed controversy.The ad features a 1969 print called "Hi-Ho, Silver," which shows a young woman in a cowboy hat and ski...
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Tories Celebrate End Of Wheat Board

KINDERSLEY, Sask. - Western Canadian farmers who were convicted in the 1990s for taking their grain across the border to sell in the U.S. have been pardoned.Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the...
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Say Goodbye To The Wheat Board

Winds of change are sweeping across the Prairies as the Canadian Wheat Board's decades-long monopoly on western wheat and barley sales ends, but opinions differ strongly on whether those breezes will...

Watching the Watchdog: Stats Don't Lie, Political News Falls Short

Seems that when you spend an hour watching Canadian TV news stories about politics, you get only about 15 minutes of real information. These scary numbers come from the highly respected charitable Samara Institute today. Samara has spent months doing all the research, the number crunching, and the drawing of conclusions. Will the newsrooms listen? Probably not.
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2011: The Year Of The Tory Juggernaut

OTTAWA - No simpler summary of Stephen Harper's style as majority prime minister was offered in 2011."It's time for the wheat board and others who have been standing in the way to realize that this tr...
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How to Defeat Stephen Harper

The Conservatives sold people a phony bill of goods, playing on anger over hot button social issues while undermining their economic future. But we can foster a sense of co-operation in our society rather than pitting people against each other, constantly fanning the flames of fear as Stephen Harper has done.
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Selling Out Rural Canada

We proudly refer to being the second largest country in the world and one of the least densely populated. What receives less attention is the fact that with every year, more and more people are forced to leave home in rural communities to look for work elsewhere.
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Farmers Counter Sue Wheat Board

WINNIPEG - A Western farm group is trying to block the Canadian Wheat Board from going to court over the federal government's plan to strip the board of its monopoly powers.This brings to three the nu...