Food inflation the result of a perfect storm, not supply management
Despite its benefits, supply management has been weakened by recent trade deals, giving foreign nations greater access to Canadian markets and making us more vulnerable to changes in the global economy, as well as natural disasters and conflicts abroad.
Bloc Québécois MP Luc Thériault's Bill C-282, an act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act (supply management), received second reading on Feb. 8. The authors say this bill would support supply management by preventing further access concessions to our markets in future trade deals. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade