The Canadian Press

1991-10-17 | Farmers

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Farmers gathered in an unprecedented protest in the fall to deliver a simple message to government -- farmers need money and they need it now. Five thousand gathered on the steps of the Manitoba legislature. In arenas elsewhere, public meetings drew a thousand at a time. The message was the same everywhere -- plummeting grain prices and government policy that raised interest rates and taxes. Marten Onofrichuk spoke to a crowded arena in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

Date: 1991-10-17
Placeline: Weyburn, SK, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in nineteen eighty it taught me one crop blow it up week three hundred partial to pay my loans are on six of our borders today at seven o'clock loaves of wheat update on our part of the problem here >>

Clip ID: 19911017CPCN001