TITLE

A seething resentment

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Report / Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition);04/10/2000, Vol. 26 Issue 51, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that farmers across Canada have begun mobilizing to express dissatisfaction at their economic plight and to attempt to end the Canadian Wheat Board. Claims that the Agricultural Income Disaster Assistance (AIDA) has not alleviated the farm crisis; Focus on several farmers' groups; Outlook for the situation.
ACCESSION #
2981104

 

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