The Hill: Bridging the rural-urban divide a tough task for the Liberals

To become competitive again in rural areas, the federal Liberals must change more than a leader or a policy booklet. They must change the way they view rural culture.


Former federal agriculture minister Bob Speller, five times elected and a 16-year MP but twice defeated and on the sidelines in the last election, is considering another campaign.
He would be trying to reclaim the Haldimand-Norfolk tobacco country riding in southwest Ontario.

Better Farming - JuneJuly 2009