The Canadian Press

1991-10-17 | Farmers

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Farmers gathered in an unprecedented protest in the fall to deliver a simple message to government -- farmers need money and they need it now. Five thousand gathered on the steps of the Manitoba legislature. In arenas elsewhere, public meetings drew a thousand at a time. The message was the same everywhere -- plummeting grain prices and government policy that raised interest rates and taxes. Marten Onofrichuk spoke to a crowded arena in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

Date: 1991-10-17
Placeline: WEYBURN, Saskatchewan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in 1980 it took me one truckload of week three hundred bushels to pay my land taxes on six and a half quarters today at 7 truck load of weeks I'll see Hunter personal problem here >>