The Canadian Press

1999-02-24 | Farm-Aid-Upshall

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Canadian farmers were told they would soon be covered by a new two-year disaster assistance program funded by the federal and provincial governments. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Eric Upshall said while it looked like payments wouldn't be made in time for spring seeding, the program still gave farmers needed security. The Agricultural Income Disaster Assistance program was not commodity specific, and treated all farmers equally, so it would not be seen by the international community a form of farm subsidy.

Date: 1999-02-24
Placeline: Victoria, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think that, generally it's it's has been said that it's gonna be difficult to get them out in time for spring sitting but the fact of the matter is that if there if they have filter application out and know what they're going to get I think they have some security but they can take to, to their suppliers lace thing you know here's the form I've already filled out so I think the security is what they need to, nice tell check physically and handle it if not second best just a place to have your form filled >>

Clip ID: 19990224CPCN002