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.
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.
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.
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.
New NAFTA must lower Canada’s ‘dairy wall: Senior US legislator
Democrat Chuck Schumer says opening up the market must be a top priority.
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.
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.
Libs will defend supply management in NAFTA talks: MacAulay
Canadian agricultural industry a thorny: US wants greater access for its dairy products.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Ottawa denies report TPP threatens supply management
Dairy and poultry farmers want Harper government to resist making concessions.
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.