Policy

Submission by the NFU on the Grain and Field Crop Trade Sector Review Presented to Measurement Canada, an Agency of Industry Canada

The paring down of Measurement Canada’s internal resources over the past two decades has been used as a rationale for privatizing the agency’s functions, in accordance with the prevailing ideology of reducing the public sector’s role in the economy.

The evidence proves that deregulation of the grain sector has not resulted in any savings to farmers, nor has it resulted in adequate protection of the public interest.

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