The Canadian Press

2001-03-01 | Farm Aid

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On March 1st, federal agriculture minister Lyle Vanclief announced a package to help Canada's struggling farmers. (Several farmers stormed out as Vanclief outlined the aid during a speech to the Canadian Federation of Agriculture in Ottawa. They had been calling on Ottawa to put up an additional 900 million dollars.)

Date: 2001-03-01
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was 12:05 today that I got approval from cabinet for a half a billion dollars for farmers who need immediate help and the immediate future we will be using existing companion programs to move this money as quickly as possible with the provinces contribution and their traditional 40% this amounts to an additional 830 million dollars for our industry >>