Supply management is protectionism by another name and shouldn’t be ignored as we seek freer trade.
Involves a pricing agreement struck in 2016 that restricts US exports of ultra-filtered milk used to make dairy products.
…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.
What you need to know about supply management, and why Trudeau government won’t get rid of it.
Beverage maker plans to build a plant adjacent to its 70-year-old Minute Maid frozen juice facility in Peterborough.
US and Canada have signalled the two nations are getting closer to signing a deal.
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.
Ottawa is calling the idea a non-starter, intends to continue with a protected system.
Canadian agricultural industry a thorny: US wants greater access for its dairy products.
A vocal contingent of US farmers support the Canadian price-and-import controls, wants negotiators to leave system alone.
Montreal Economic Institute it would be good for consumers in both countries, spur economic productivity.