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, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was twelve OO five today that I got approval from cabinet for a half a billion dollars for farmers who need immediate help in the immediate future we will be using existing companion programs to move this money as quickly as possible with the province's contribution and their traditional forty percent this amounts to an additional eight hundred and thirty million dollars for our industry >>

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