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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)
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