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The Politics of Milk in Canada

Type: Research Studies
Date Published: August 30, 2002
Research Topics:
Law & Judicial System, Trade
Canada's dairy policy is a very complex web of interrelated policies, programs, and people nested in a number of private and public institutions. In short, it is a system. But it is a system whose creation, expansion, and vigorous defence has been motivated almost entirely by milk producers, i.e., dairy farmers. They are its true authors. If they wanted to end the elaborate supply management marketing scheme, open up the border to imports, or renounce the cash subsidies from governments, these changes would be made very quickly by governments.
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