Mr. Speaker, not representing a farming community obviously puts me at some disadvantage, but as national politicians we must address all these issues.
I thank the member for raising the issue. Our government must continue to support GRIP. We have to find a way to make the family farm stronger. That is part of the overall goal. One does not exclude one segment of society simply because there may not be a specific reference.
We are talking about tax cuts. I think they will help farmers. We are talking about new technology, investing in science, finding new ways to treat crops, new ways to cut costs for farmers and programs that are already in place.
I agree with the member's concern and I am confident the government will help farmers.