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Opinion: Agriculture policy revisions needed for new era

Canadian farmers cannot afford a business-as-usual approach any longer

Carbon taxes, pesticide regulations and food policy are three topics CFFO asked to be brought to the table at the federal-provincial agriculture ministers’ meeting. With “business as usual,” Canada is risking fair treatment of our farming sector and worsening trade distortions and business sustainability. Firstly, carbon taxes could raise the cost of Canadian food production,