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Monopoly #2 – Big Milk
Some say that they’re a shadowy group that are the true power behind our elected officials, wielding enormous influence that they use to either benefit their friends or crush their enemies.
Arshy Mann
Host & Producer, COMMONS
Jordan Cornish
Producer, COMMONS
Noor Azrieh
Associate Producer
André Proulx
Production Coordinator

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Some say that they’re a shadowy group that are the true power behind our elected officials, wielding enormous influence that they use to either benefit their friends or crush their enemies.

Others claim that they’re a bulwark against oligopolies, ensuring that rural Canada doesn’t turn into an empty, corporatized hellscape.

But what’s not up for debate is that Big Milk is a big deal.

 

Featured in this episode: Marlene Haley, Justin Ling, Bruce Muirhead

 

To learn more

“Cheddargate” by Justin Ling in Maisonneuve

“Milk mystery: As prices soar, dairy farmers plead poverty” by Ashleigh Stewart in Global News

“Critics of supply management are milking the argument” by Bruce Muirhead in Maclean’s

 

Credits: Arshy Mann (Host and Producer), Jordan Cornish (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Producer and Reporter), André Proulx (Production Coordinator)

Additional music from Audio Network

Sponsors: Douglas, Rotman, Canadian History Ehx 

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