Saturday, 8 March 2014

Have Western Farmers Been Sacrificed For Big Oil?

Council of Canadians
Oil pipe awaiting allocation on the CN line in Manitoba. PLT photo.
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow Tweeted these questions this week. "Were western farmers sacrificed so that Big Oil could take over the trains? Is that why Harper killed the Wheat Board?" Details here.

2 comments:

John Fefchak said...

I think that Maude Barlow has made a very good and
sound conclusion about the loss of the Single Desk Canadian Wheat Board.
One never knows, what goes on behind, Harpers closed doors. If only the walls could talk, because
no-one in government would dare speak out, other than to, deny, deny and profess that the CWB was a
hardship to the Western Grain Farmers.

John Fefchak said...

More on sacrificed for big Oil.
The scenario plays on,? Former MP M.Tweed leaving, politics (well sort of ) and accepting a new role as president of Omitrax.
Omitrax wants to ship OIL to Churchill, via rail.
The plot thickens and the pieces of the puzzle are beginning to form a very clear picture. This was the set-up plan. Farmers are being shafted in the meantime, because its' Harpers way of continuing the economic devastation in the Alberta Tar Sands.