A dairy cow waits in line to be milked at a farm in Eastern Ontario on April 19, 2017 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

Why Canada should keep supply management off the table in future trade talks

John Williamson: With all we’ve learned during the pandemic about supply chains, why would anyone willingly out-source Canada’s supply of our most basic food items?

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement represents a failure of ambition

Opinion: Free trade agreements have long been fuelled by grand visions of a better tomorrow. But by keeping managed trade—which isn’t truly free—the USMCA fails
Farm equipment Alberta Canada

Canada’s farmers aren’t a monolith—and for many of us, the USMCA is a good thing

Opinion: Dairy farmers are fuming over Canada’s concessions in the ‘new NAFTA.’ But the reality is that most Canadian farmers need strong, global trade
Donald Trump

Don’t kill supply management for Trump, kill it for us

Scott Gilmore: The defence of supply management is shamelessly insulting and costly. So why will no political party do the right thing?
Operations At Lake Breeze Dairy Farm As Farmers Say Trump’s Deportations Could Dry Up Milk Supply

Donald Trump doesn’t really want to kill supply management. Neither do American farmers.

U.S. farmers have too much to lose if free trade in milk and cheese becomes a reality, say experts
Loewith Cattle Farm As Increased Access To Canadian Dairy Market Urged

Will we really sacrifice the Canadian economy at the altar of the dairy industry?

Scott Gilmore: What was last week an issue of trade is now a question of patriotism in the face of Trump. But it won’t change the economic math.
Donald Trump at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin

It’s Canada’s turn to get blasted by Trump

As NAFTA negotiations approach, Trump says Canada has ’outsmarted’ the U.S. for years
Donald Trump

Trump signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says NAFTA does not properly address lumber and dairy
Via Twitter, Trump Threatens To Cancel Mexico Visit To White House Over Wall

Trump takes to Twitter, doubles down on dairy threat

Trump tweets that Canada has made business for U.S. dairy farmers "very difficult."
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Did this Fox Business segment start a trade war?

Was a Fox Business segment about a Wisconsin dairy farmer the last straw for Donald Trump?