MP MATHIEU RAVIGNAT DEFENDING FARMERS
OTTAWA – On November 18th in the House of Commons, New Democrat MP for Pontiac, Mathieu Ravignat, took part in a debate on agriculture and the impacts that the new trade agreement between Canada and Europe will have.
Despite the concerns that Canadian farmers have expressed over competing with European markets, the Conservatives are rushing to get this agreement signed. As a result, Ravignat tabled an amendment aiming to force the government to reveal all the measures of transition involved, including financial compensation for farmers.
“It’s important for me to protect the interests of farmers in Pontiac and to ensure that things are done the right way, so that we know how the agreement with be implemented and what compensation will be offer...Read More