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CWB class action suit takes step forward

A proposed class action lawsuit against the federal government and G3, alleging farmers’ money helped privatize the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), is another step closer, says Anders Bruun, one of the lawyers working on the suit. In a written ruling released Monday, Master Shayne Berthaudin of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench ruled against the […] Read more

Let’s get the facts right on CWB transformation

The real scandal is how former directors wasted farmers’ money

The Friends of the CWB (FCWB) is attempting to redefine history, court decisions and the various acts of Parliaments. The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) Act of 1998 outlined a corporation with farmers making up the majority of the board of directors. Several lawyers paid by the CWB, clearly defined to these directors, “the CWB and […] Read more