The Canadian Press

1990-05-07 | Western-Premiers-Assistance

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Western Premiers called on Ottawa in early May to help the West with lower interest rates and cash for farmers. Manitoba Premier Gary Filmon said the federal government's high interest rate policy was hurting the whole country but that inflation was only a problem in Southern Ontario.

Date: 1990-05-07
Placeline: Portage La Prairie, MB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the information that we're dealing with deal if something under five percent in this country in fact one of the famous pointed out that it was lower in Canada last month and it was in the United States and yet we have interest rates that are running almost six percent higher than those in the United States presumably, in there because I central bank wants to fight inflation and yet inflation is very localized within a hundred miles of Toronto >>

Clip ID: 19900507CPCN001