That means people are paying taxes and receiving no support from the government.
We often compare ourselves to the U.S., since they are our closest neighbour, but we could also look to countries in Europe. What medium- and long-term consequences are you anticipating? Agriculture has been receiving less support in Canada than it has in other countries for quite a while now. What's going to happen in the next few years?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I suspect we're at risk of becoming reliant on other countries and experiencing food shortages. The scarcity of food would likely lead to an increase in food imports. Can you confirm whether that's true?