The Canadian Press

2000-01-14 | Agriculture-Ministers

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Manitoba and Saskatchewan walked out of a federal-provincial meeting in protest on Jan. 14 over what they called Ottawa's insensitivity to Prairie farmers. Saskatchewan's Dwain Lingenfelter said Ottawa wanted to give his farmers even less money. Seven of 10 provinces agreed with the new formula to distribute one-billion dollars in aid over two years.

Date: 2000-01-14
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when for example getting fifty three million dollars less than they do presently the new funding arrangement for future programs is so small when compared to what is needed and what American or European farmers get that tie it is very very difficult in fact, we believe impossible for us to support of >>

Clip ID: 20000114CPCN001