The Canadian Press

2000-01-13 | Farm-Aid

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The federal government announced on Jan. 13 that it would be injecting one-billion dollars into agriculture over the next two years to help cash-strapped farmers. Agriculture Minister Lyle Vanclief said the amount could go higher with the participation of other levels of government. As part of a new government disaster package, Vanclief proposed interest-free cash advances of up to 20-thousand dollars per farm to help pay for spring seeding costs.

Date: 2000-01-13
Placeline: Red Deer, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << with the provinces participating according to the established sixty forty cost sharing ratio the new money could pop up to about the amount of federal provincial expenditures on safety nets up to three point six billion dollars over the next two years >>

Clip ID: 20000113CPCN001