Farmers say Ottawa’s $252M aid package doesn’t go far enough

Farmers say Ottawa's $252M aid package doesn't go far enough 1

 

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says the government is providing more help to farmers and better food distribution.

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24 Comments on "Farmers say Ottawa’s $252M aid package doesn’t go far enough"

  1. Planet Vegan | May 5, 2020 at 8:09 PM | Reply

    Sell a quad or sled or dirtbike or two.

    • Davidjohn Miller | May 5, 2020 at 8:29 PM | Reply

      Planet Vegan or all the Cadillac SUV’s driving around with Farm plates and running purple fuel

  2. kevin lawrence | May 5, 2020 at 8:14 PM | Reply

    At least you are getting help. Ungrateful sods

  3. If it weren’t for the WHO and 850 million he could have given what was needed . The government will run out of borrowing power . The liberals are going to bankrupt Canada just wait it’s coming . Liberals doing anything for Canada ? Sick of liberals not answering straight questions . Liberals must go .

  4. Apul Mahdeek Aoud | May 5, 2020 at 8:22 PM | Reply

    9

  5. Come on how the hell can one month to get that much money it’s just ludicrous. The food such as meat only stoped teo weeks.

  6. Kerri Grandmaison | May 5, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

    Why they don’t want to hire Canadians, they want to hire temporary workers because they get paid less, and apparently it’s too much trouble to train new workers

    • redneck guy | May 5, 2020 at 9:11 PM | Reply

      They don’t get paid less…federal government pays for flights and half the wages.
      If they hire Canadians they lose this benefit.
      However they do have to supply accommodations.
      More often than not they charge workers rent.

  7. wanna be friends?

  8. wanna be friends?

  9. wanna be friends?

  10. wanna be friends?

  11. Myra Boudens | May 5, 2020 at 8:38 PM | Reply

    It’s a joke!! I’m a small farmer and not one dollar have we seen.. but come fall it will be to late.

  12. Colin Cooper | May 5, 2020 at 8:44 PM | Reply

    Trudeau is lying to Canadians with these controlled press releases. His end game is to delay Parliment till after summer break. No other Country has had their goverment go into hiding. Open Parliment!

  13. Dan Popescu | May 5, 2020 at 8:45 PM | Reply

    A drop in the bucket, a slap in the face!!!!!

  14. PopGoesTheGoomba | May 5, 2020 at 8:47 PM | Reply

    9 billion given away to students and only a few million to farmers

    • PopGoesTheGoomba because farmers are some of the most well off while students have little-to-no income. You must be a genius.

  15. “” You’re asking for more than we have to give … a quote to veterans from a P.O. S. named Trudeau , is applicable here

    • Too bad, they got paid enough to go fight America’s for them. They should have got a real job instead.

  16. I see an assassination happening can’t wait

  17. Marry Soue | May 5, 2020 at 9:50 PM | Reply

    I get the feeling that trudeau figures that if he stomps on enough toes, that the anger from Canadians won’t be so focused.

  18. baseball bath coming

  19. Farmers are always crying for money. To much rain to dry not enough snow to cold not old enough. Early year it’s something.

  20. Tork Ayromlou | May 5, 2020 at 10:33 PM | Reply

    To farmers who literally dumped their food in the garbage en masse and dumped their milk down the drain, just because they didn’t want to sell it a cheaper price.

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