Thousands march in Montreal in support of farmers, against USMCA concessions
Dairy farmers expressed dissatisfaction with the new trade deal.
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.
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.
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.
US is intent on ending supply management for Canadian dairy: Trudeau
The PM said his government will protect supply management at all costs.
Softening supply management would have political consequences: Quebec Premier
Philippe Couillard has vied to position himself as the defender of Quebec dairy.
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.
Quebec will strongly resist any trade compromises with US: Couillard
PQ leader Lisee is worried that Canada was ready to make concessions on milk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.