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Canada should have national food policy, say political parties' agriculture critics

'It's unbelievable that we as a country don't have a national food policy in this country in 2010 and it's something that's desperately needed,' says Liberal MP Wayne Easter.

Jake Wright, The Hill Times

Canada needs a national food strategy, but governments don't have the political will to create one, say opposition MPs, however, the government says just because agriculture policies don't have a "food strategy" label it does not mean the government doesn't have one.

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Canada should have national food policy, say political parties' agriculture critics

'It's unbelievable that we as a country don't have a national food policy in this country in 2010 and it's something that's desperately needed,' says Liberal MP Wayne Easter.

Jake Wright, The Hill Times

Canada needs a national food strategy, but governments don't have the political will to create one, say opposition MPs, however, the government says just because agriculture policies don't have a "food strategy" label it does not mean the government doesn't have one.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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