Competitiveness in Canadian Agriculture – June 10, 2009
Briefing and powerpoint slides from testimony presented to the Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food in Ottawa by Frontier Research Associate Les Routledge, June 2, 2009 (11 slides).
Rolf Penner Vs. The CWB On Marketing Choice – March 14, 2007
The federal Minister of Agriculture told the Canadian Wheat Board to stick to its job and stay out of grain politics. If the Board chooses to interfere anyway, couldn't it at least get its facts straight?
Why You Should Vote for Choice in Marketing Barley – February 7, 2007
Early in 2007, the federal Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food held a referendum among barley farmers that asked them to make one of three choices about their preference for the future marketing of the crop. This opinion piece appeared in the ballot package in support of one of those choices.
Rolf Penner Testifies in Ottawa for Marketing Freedom – November 22, 2006
The Frontier's Ag Policy Fellow makes the case for a free Wheat Board, and engages in a heated debate with monopoly advocates.
The Subsidy Snare Powerpoint Slides – April 4, 2006
Powerpoint slides from Frontier Policy Briefing discussing how subsidies hurt farmers by Ag Policy Fellow Rolf Penner
Submission to the Canadian Wheat Board Election Review Panel – October 1, 2005
If we want the Canadian Wheat Board to be an effective economic agent, its governance must better reflect the interests of its largest producers.
The Importance of the WTO Negotiations – January 27, 2005
Ottawa's full attention to trade issues is crucial the Prairie economy.