Support for supply-managed producers announced

Record Staff
Support for supply-managed producers announced

Over the weekend Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Compton-Stanstead MP Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the support package delivering on the Government of Canada’s compensation plan following market access concessions made under the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
In August 2019, Minister Bibeau announced that $1.75 billion would be provided to compensate Canadian dairy farmers over eight years. Between December 2019 and January 2020, more than 10,000 dairy farmers received a cash payment of $345 million.

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