“Absolutely we are unfairly targeted because we as a primary producer have no way of dealing with the carbon tax,” said Gunter Jochum. “It is a pure cost to us, and there isn’t really a way for us to become more efficient.”
“I would like to know where they got their facts from,” said Gunter Jochum. “I believe those facts were entirely made up because in Canada we don’t even have a baseline as to what the true emissions are.”
Ukranian WG Director Clayton Kotylak speaks to the Standing Committee on International Trade regarding the Modernization of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement. FFWD to 16:00.
“With crop inputs doubling in price and then with a huge exporting nation of food like Ukraine being invaded currently, there is a legit chance that we could have a global food shortage,” Fransoo said. “The carbon tax just takes away our ability to grow more and feed more people.”
Daryl Fransoo, who farms near Glaslyn, Sask., said he’s relieved the dispute has ended between rail workers and the company, given the economy has been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine involves two countries that supply 30 per cent of the world’s wheat.
Meantime, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Chair Daryl Fransoo says they hold the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference accountable for the work stoppage. “At a time when the Canadian economy has been reeling from supply chain problems, COVID-19, the highest inflation in over a decade, and now the invasion of Ukraine, this lockout falls on the […]
CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers offer congratulations to both CP Rail and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference for reaching an agreement to enter into binding arbitration and ending the current work stoppage. “Canada’s rail system is crucial for our food security, maintaining and growing our economy and the movement of goods all across […]
“Many farmers across the Prairies are expecting the shipment of seed, fertilizer and other inputs in the coming weeks in order to start seeding” said Daryl Fransoo, a Saskatchewan farmer and chair of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers.
CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers hold the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference accountable for the CP Rail strike that will disrupt the movement of goods all across the country. “At a time when the Canadian economy has been reeling from supply chain problems, COVID-19, the highest inflation in over a decade, and now the […]
CP Rail trains have ground to a halt across the country after thousands of workers began a long-anticipated work stoppage early Sunday morning.