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Legal fights over CWB’s future not going away

According to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, it’s all over but the crying for supporters of the Canadian Wheat Board’s single desk. “It’s a done deal, folks,’’ Ritz told delegates at the Western Canadian Wheat Growers convention in Moose Jaw recently, referring to the legislation to eliminate the CWB’s monopoly over wheat and barley exports Aug.

Bank of Canada wary of commodity market reform

The Bank of Canada warned Thursday against hasty reform of commodity markets, carving out its position for a G20 meeting in France where officials will discuss curbs on commodity speculators. John Murray, a deputy governor at the central bank, said before tightening regulations world leaders should first determine how much of commodity price moves are