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TAXPAYERS, NOT COWS BEING MILKED?

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Taxpayers are being milked to the tune of nearly $1 million to buy milk for three Ontario prisons after the federal government’s decision to close down the country’s network of prison farms, the NFU says. A government tender worth $990,000 is out for a milk supplier to replace the milk now supplied by the Frontenac Institution. “We were right to doubt the financial argument the Harper government used to justify closing the prison farm program across Canada,” said Ontario “Save our Prison Farms” campaigner Dianne Dowling.

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