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Ritz rejects aid for hog producers

Contract protection Ontario pig producers are faring better 
than those in the West, says FCC’s Lyndon Carlson

Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz is monitoring the financial problems facing hog producers, but he’s not prepared to offer the ad hoc assistance some are seeking for the industry. “Well, I’m not a big proponent of ad hoc programs,” Ritz told reporters Sept. 22 after speaking at the Canadian Farm Writers Federation’s (CFWF) annual meeting […] Read more