The Canadian Press

2000-02-08 | Sask Farm Protest

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Cash-strapped farmers spent the night of February 7th in the Saskatchewan legislature. They said they'd stay put until the provincial government came up with some farm aid. Canadian Press reporter Jay Branch had this report.

Date: 2000-02-08
Placeline: REGINA, Saskatchewan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 35 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Farmers spent the day pounding on the office doors of cabinet ministers and meeting with the premier and the deputy Premier but their efforts to get the NDP government to contribute cash to a Farm Aid package fell on deaf ears as they can only afford things like tax breaks that's when Farmers decided to camp out legislative security staff agreed to allow the farmers to spend the night the protesters now they will wake up and begin lobbying the politicians a game Jay Branch Broadcast News Virgina >>