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Canada’s supply-management system ‘evolving’

By Denis Calnan      

Whether or not Canada's supply-management system in agriculture is a focus of new U.S. President Donald Trump, experts say the system is undergoing change and will continue to do so.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is on the record with his support of supply management, but experts say changes are on the way. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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While new U.S. President Donald Trump may be getting pressure from American dairy producers to pry open Canada’s supply-management system, many say it's unlikely this protectionist leader will be looking seriously at the issue, though the system is likely to change any way. “Canada’s existing and soon-to-be-expanded protectionist policies are intentionally designed to block imports from the United States,” reads a press release from the International Dairy Foods Association. “Canada is one of America’s top trading partners, yet

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