It isn't, of course. The program used to work well, but it was cut back for budgetary reasons in 2013. The cutbacks reduced Canadian agricultural producers' ability to compete more effectively with the American sector.
According to a current analysis by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, the value of Canada's agricultural support is half that of the United States. This is based on the value of Canadian production. If federal support for agriculture does not rebound in the medium term, Canadian agriculture will clearly suffer.