Thousands of farmers descend on Parliament Hill to protest Trans-Pacific Partnership

Pontiac dairy farmers were among thousands who descended on Parliament Hill today to raise concern over the threat to supply management of Canada’s dairy industry that they fear is posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal currently being negotiated by the Harper government. More details to come in the next issue of The Equity.

 

Pontiac dairy farmer Robbie Beck chats to a police officer on the streets of downtown Ottawa, his Holstein heifer in tow. Fellow Pontiac farmer Ed Rusenstrom (in blue) looks on.

Pontiac dairy farmer Robbie Beck chats to a police officer on the streets of downtown Ottawa, his Holstein heifer in tow. Fellow Pontiac farmer Ed Rusenstrom (in blue) looks on.

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