The Hill: Hungry Canadians need government action now

The recession in rural, urban and industrial Ontario has created a crisis for those dependent on food handouts and those at the forefront want the taxman to level the playing field.


This column is mainly about Ontario’s poor and how problems in the agricultural economy in Ontario made their lives worse.

But first, a word from the sponsors of the view that life is pretty darn good down on the farm.

In late 2009, Agriculture Canada published its annual survey of farm financial statistics that suggested many farmers were doing better last year.

True, debt levels rose but so did assets.

Better Farming - February 2010