Food is getting more expensive but feds aren't helping
Toronto Sun: 'The macroeconomic picture is one thing. But some policies in Canada are just making things worse. The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC), a Crown corporation, believed a second milk price increase was necessary for dairy farmers. Earlier this week, we learned that milk prices on the farm will rise again by 2.5%, after a record increase of 8.4% in February. The increase this winter was so severe that most dairy alternatives are now either priced the same as milk or lower.
'This time, Dairy Farmers of Canada, one of the most powerful lobby groups in the country, requested another mid-year increase due to “exceptional circumstances,” without telling us where the data is coming from...'