FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON – Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister Agriculture and Agri-Food, released the following statement regarding the recently released Statistics Canada information on farm incomes:

“Recently released statistics reaffirm what Conservatives have been saying all along; Justin Trudeau’s policies are failing Canada’s agriculture sector. The net farm income of agricultural producers fell 45.1% in 2018, the largest percentage decrease since 2006.

“Justin Trudeau’s failure to ensure stable export markets for Canada’s agriculture sector, the Liberal Carbon Tax and over-regulation have significantly hurt Canada’s farmers. It is clear that Canadian farmers are paying the price for the Liberal government’s mistakes at home, and abroad.

“Conservatives will continue to stand up for Canada’s agriculture sector and put forward policies that help farmers succeed.”

To read the full report click [here].

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For more information:

Office of Luc Berthold, MP
[email protected]
(613) 995-1377