The Canadian Press

2000-02-08 | Sask-Farm-Protest

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Cash-strapped farmers spent the night of February 7th in the Saskatchewan legislature. They said they'd stay put until the provincial government came up with some farm aid. Canadian Press reporter Jay Branch had this report.

Date: 2000-02-08
Placeline: Regina, SK, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 35 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << former spent the day pounding on the office doors of cabinet ministers and meeting with the premier and the deputy premier but their efforts to get the NDP government to contribute cash to a farm aid package fell on deaf ears Ermanno government says it can only afford things like tax breaks that's when farmers decided to camp out go home and get on the phone and get your neighbors back here with us tomorrow morning legislative security staff agreed to allow the farmers to spend the night the protesters vow they will wake up and begin lobbying the politicians again J. branch broadcast news >>

Clip ID: 20000208CNCP03