…But the US also levies tariffs and provides subsidies to protect some of its farmers.
Supply management could hurt the Conservatives in Quebec in the next election if dairy farmers feel the Tories won’t support it.
Says dairy and poultry farms are doing well, would look “very different” if the system were discontinued.
Dairy Farmers of Canada president fired back blasting Trump’s personal attacks on Trudeau and defended its supply-managed system.
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Also singled out tariffs on US dairy products in yet another scathing tweet directed at Canada.
Democrat Chuck Schumer says opening up the market must be a top priority.
Says Canada was overly generous by agreeing to the same import quotas for imported cheese.
Future talks are slated for late February in Mexico, then for Washington a month later.
Expected to be a central topic at a meeting of leaders from the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation bloc.
Ottawa is calling the idea a non-starter, intends to continue with a protected system.
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Canadian agricultural industry a thorny: US wants greater access for its dairy products.
The US administration is actually acting as a champion of the Canadian consumer.