Beavers, ostriches enter the wheat board debate

From Hansard: Oct. 25, 2011
Mr. Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre, NDP): “Mr. Speaker, if the Conservatives really believe that Prairie grain farmers will make more money by selling their grain outside of the Canadian Wheat Board, then that means every single Conservative MP involved in the grain industry is in a conflict of interest and must recuse themselves from the vote on Bill C-18 . . .”
Gerry Ritz: Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board: “Mr. Speaker, farmers will never be intimidated by what I think is a lingering case of beaver fever over there . . .”

Better Farming - December 2011