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Comment: MCA board challenges democratic rights of farmers

Whether you agree with them or not, these resolutions should have been tabled at the annual meeting

I am writing this because I believe that Manitoba farmers must be able to have input into our organizations outside of being elected and that our voice is crucial. What I am going to express showcases key examples of what can happen when boards decide that they know better and lawyers are used as an

Opinion: Choice of voice needed for Manitoba

Provincial Minister of Agriculture Ralph Eichler plans to improve the efficiency of the checkoff system that currently funds Keystone Agriculture Producers, reducing red tape. Agriculture is a complex industry with many issues and different viewpoints to consider. A system like we have now supports just one organization’s perspectives, limits the public debate and reduces the


Comment: Port of Churchill is worth saving

Comment: Port of Churchill is worth saving

Public ownership may be the best and only answer to preserve this national asset

Most of us take for granted that the majority of our roads and highways is publicly funded and built at cost in order to serve the overall public good. There is no clamour asking why those roads are not being given away to private companies to let road barons profit from them. For good reason!