Frontier Recommended Audio
Wheat Board Director Resigns From Circus (~6min) – November 5, 2011
Ag commentator Harry Siemens interviews former CWB director Jeff Nielsen about his resignation from the CWB board to protest superfluous legal action.
Australian Minister Urges Canada to Open Grain Market (~3min) – September 14, 2011
Harry Siemen of SiemenSays.com provided an exerpt of Australian Trade Minister Craig Emerson's vision for the Canadian Wheat Board. (~3 mins)
Removal of the Canadian Wheat Board Monopoly (~5min) – August 2, 2011
Harry Siemens from SiemensSays.com gives his comments on Martin Cash's July 29th, 2011 Winnipeg Free Press article Post-monopoly CWB has tough job: report and Frontier Centre's recently released study Removal of the Canadian Wheat Board Monopoly. He argues that the reasons outlined by Martin Cash in this article on the post-monopoly Canadian Wheat Board are reasons enough for the Federal government to pull the rug out from under the CWB’s monopoly. (~5 mins)
Corn Living (CBC Radio's The Current) (~37min) – October 16, 2007
Government ethanol subsidies distort the food marketplace while accomplishing little for the environment - a cautionary tale. This clip is from CBC radio's "The Current" broadcast in September, 2007.
Robert Sopuck discusses the new FOC Fish Habitat Enforcement Program (~5min) – December 3, 2001
The new Fisheries and Oceans Canada (FOC) fish habitat enforcement program has serious deficiencies that threaten the growth and development of the prairie economy, according to Robert Sopuck. He says that the damage will particularly impact rural communities. (~6 min.)
Removing Farm Subsidies in New Zealand (~48min) – October 6, 2001
The author of “Farming and Subsidies: Debunking the Myths,” Brian Chamberlin was recently in Manitoba as a guest of the Frontier Centre. He is promoting free trade in agriculture. (~48 min.)