Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:07

Who’s sorry now?

Written by  By Lorne Jackson
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Editor:

When reviewing history, the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) marketing power was gone August 1st 2012, thanks to Harper and Ritz. 
A study financed by the Alberta Wheat Commission found during the next two crop years a farmer growing 1000 acres of 35 bushels per acre wheat lost about $!20,000. The loss was absorbed by the grain handling and rail companies.
For a 10,000 acre farmer, one who likely voted for Harper, that support cost him over a million dollars. Remember, the same losses are ongoing.
Should the Western Canadian Wheat Grower organization, or anybody else, be proud of the support given Harper in dissolving the CWB?
Lorne Jackson, Moose Jaw

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