Canadaâ€™s Breadbasket and the Food Casino
Thereâ€™s been no shortage of new content on our blog this week. But I write to highlight a couple of interesting reads from other blogs.
On the CCPAâ€™s Behind the Numbers blog, Simon Enoch lays out how Saskatchewanâ€™s electoral boundaries translate Conservative dominance among rural voters into winning 13 of the provinceâ€™s 14 federal ridings.
The Canadian Wheat Board has a stabilizing effect on prices for the producers and consumers of western Canadaâ€™s grain. The great majority of Saskatchewan farmers support this single-desk marketing system, which the Conservatives are dismantling. Rural voters should remember this anti-democratic decision in the next election.