I Believe in Supply Management. I Believe in Farmers.

Whenever supply management is under pressure, the anxiety I felt as a kid during the World Trade Organization’s tariff negotiations always comes back to me. Far too young to understand what a tariff was, but knowing from my parents' conversations at the dinner table it could mean something bad for us, I started asking friends at school …

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#DeleteUber, Re-Thinking AirBnB and Wanderful

Both AirBnB and Uber have been getting a lot of press lately and most of it hasn’t been positive. I've been using both frequently on my trips to Ottawa, but I'm re-thinking the services as of late. With the fight against the taxi companies sort of behind them, scandal after scandal the past few weeks has #deleteuber …

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You Deserve to Know Canadian Farmers

Last week, we celebrated Ag Day in Canada. For the first time, the agriculture industry came together to formally celebrate the abundance of safe and affordable food we are producing in Canada and the people (farmers) producing it. It was high time we celebrate and frankly, by not doing so, we have done a disservice …

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Saturday Morning Political Rant

This isn't supposed to be an ag-policy blog anymore. Because of that, I apologize to the readers who were enjoying my travel posts. They will return. I promise. Feel free to ignore this post. Between what’s happening south of the border to the current Federal Conservative leadership race and the Ontario government’s retrenchment back into people-pleasing campaign …

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