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News Food & Beverage Government General
November 19, 2018  

Thousands march in Montreal in support of farmers, against USMCA concessions

Dairy farmers expressed dissatisfaction with the new trade deal.

News Food & Beverage Government Economy
October 2, 2018  

Supply managed farmers to get compensation as a result of continental trade deal

Trudeau said conversations with the industry are already underway to determine what fair compensation will look like.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 12, 2018  

How the dairy lobby’s cash grab put Canada in Trump’s crosshairs

He may not have a sophisticated understanding of international trade, but he understands numbers and politics.

Insight Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2018  

Resolving Canada’s trade quagmire in the age of Trump

We must make a major concession like phasing out our farm supply management to protect the auto sector.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 29, 2018  

US is intent on ending supply management for Canadian dairy: Trudeau

The PM said his government will protect supply management at all costs.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 29, 2018  

Softening supply management would have political consequences: Quebec Premier

Philippe Couillard has vied to position himself as the defender of Quebec dairy.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 27, 2018  

How we can avoid a devastating trade war with the US

We need a smart, realistic strategy for negotiations, starting with giving up our dairy supply management system.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 27, 2018  

Quebec will strongly resist any trade compromises with US: Couillard

PQ leader Lisee is worried that Canada was ready to make concessions on milk.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 2, 2018  

Bernier touts himself as the only politician to want truly free trade with US

Conservative MP says supply management is preventing Canada from reaching a NAFTA deal.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2018  

Canada’s push for unfettered trade should begin at home

Supply management is protectionism by another name and shouldn’t be ignored as we seek freer trade.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2018  

Canada can end dairy trade dispute with US by ending pricing irritant: Saputo

Involves a pricing agreement struck in 2016 that restricts US exports of ultra-filtered milk used to make dairy products.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 14, 2018  

FACT CHECK: Trump partly right on Canada’s dairy tariffs

…But the US also levies tariffs and provides subsidies to protect some of its farmers.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2018  

Scheer removes Bernier as innovation critic over posting book dairy chapter online

Supply management could hurt the Conservatives in Quebec in the next election if dairy farmers feel the Tories won’t support it.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2018  

NS premier expresses support for supply management in dairy, poultry

Says dairy and poultry farms are doing well, would look “very different” if the system were discontinued.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Canadian dairy farmers accuse Trump of trying to drive them out of business

Dairy Farmers of Canada president fired back blasting Trump’s personal attacks on Trudeau and defended its supply-managed system.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Trump attacks put fresh focus on Canada’s supply managed dairy system

What you need to know about supply management, and why Trudeau government won’t get rid of it.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 6, 2018  

Managed dairy enticed Coca-Cola to build Ontario milk plant: Dairy Farmers

Beverage maker plans to build a plant adjacent to its 70-year-old Minute Maid frozen juice facility in Peterborough.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

US ambassador Craft avoids ongoing NAFTA talks in Montreal speech

US and Canada have signalled the two nations are getting closer to signing a deal.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

New NAFTA must lower Canada’s ‘dairy wall: Senior US legislator

Democrat Chuck Schumer says opening up the market must be a top priority.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
February 2, 2018  

Saputo CEO criticizes Canada’s support of revised TPP trade deal

Says Canada was overly generous by agreeing to the same import quotas for imported cheese.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
October 16, 2017  

US demands end to supply management in Canadian dairy, poultry, eggs

Ottawa is calling the idea a non-starter, intends to continue with a protected system.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2017  

Libs will defend supply management in NAFTA talks: MacAulay

Canadian agricultural industry a thorny: US wants greater access for its dairy products.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
August 21, 2017  

American dairy divided on Canada’s supply management system in NAFTA

A vocal contingent of US farmers support the Canadian price-and-import controls, wants negotiators to leave system alone.

News Manufacturing General
March 23, 2017  

Dairy for lumber? MEI proposes Canada-US swap for NAFTA

Montreal Economic Institute it would be good for consumers in both countries, spur economic productivity.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
September 29, 2015  

Ont., Que. agriculture ministers to shadow feds during key TPP talks

Gesture designed to remind federal Trade Minister Ed Fast of a promise to “preserve the integrity of the supply management system.”

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
June 30, 2015  

Mulcair calls on Harper to defend supply management ‘in its entirety’

TPP trade talks have created uncertainty for Canadian egg, poultry and dairy producers, NDP leader says.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 25, 2015  

Ottawa denies report TPP threatens supply management

Dairy and poultry farmers want Harper government to resist making concessions.

News General
February 9, 2012  

Canada needs to join Trans-Pacific Partnership

Canada needs a seat at the Trans-Pacific Partnership talk because a pact could account for nearly half of the world’s output, says a C.D. Howe Institute report.