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- Farmers March In Toronto To Protest
Disastrous Prices And Demand Relief
- By Robert Simms, Militant, 21 December
1998. Farmers, most of whom raise hogs demand immediate
income assistance from the Ontario and federal
governments. In Canada, hog farmers across the country and
grain farmers concentrated in the prairie provinces have
been especially hard it by a worldwide collapse in farm
prices this year.
- Genetically-Modified Foods Get a
- By Thomas Walkom, Toronto Star, Tuesday 6
February 2001. A prestigious scientific panel has
confirmed what critics have argued all along: Genetically
engineered foods aren't necessarily safe.
- Markets Failing Farmers
- National Farmers Union (Canada), One World, 26 December
2003. When we look at long term the extent of the farm
crisis emerges. Farmers' net income from the market
alone—with government payments subtracted—is
now essentially zero.