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Ag Minister Leona Dumbrowsky rejects opposition charges that the process is “an insult to thousands of farmers”


The Minister acknowledged Nov. 18 that the current business risk management programs are not working and that farmers are facing challenging times.

“The Minister essentially said that there was money left over because the programs didn’t work and farmers in need didn’t qualify,” “That isn’t a good enough answer (Hardeman) – if the programs weren’t working the Minister should have fixed them or designed a new one to get that $82 million out to struggling farmers.”

Was there even a standard courteous 4 hour debate in the house on this?

This is not a minister with concern for leadership for the largest industry in Ont. It gets down to truth and respect an there is none for rural Ont. or farmers.

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