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Agriculture committee  It's a good question. First of all, for the Canadian Dairy Commission, the ability to increase the storage is important for us, because it does help us. When we had surplus in the beginning, they could put it in storage for a time, as we now have reduced production. Certainly

May 27th, 2020Committee meeting

David Wiens

Agriculture committee  Thanks, Pierre. Good afternoon. The question is this: What role does supply management play during the pandemic? The timelines of the dairy sector's response to the challenges caused by COVID-19 are a testament to the agility and the efficiency of Canada's system of supply man

May 27th, 2020Committee meeting

David Wiens

Finance committee  I would like to respond to your second question, on how that might work, how we might be able to change the agreement that is already in place and that we expect will be agreed to. We would hope that there would be some way our government could negotiate something with their gov

February 6th, 2020Committee meeting

David Wiens

Finance committee  Certainly, our past experience has been that through programs, it hasn't worked very well. There was was a bit of a problem with it, because farms are at different points in their economic cycles. Some who had just made a major investment were not eligible, and it would have work

February 6th, 2020Committee meeting

David Wiens

Finance committee  I would basically reiterate what Scott just said. Of course, being from Manitoba, KAP is our provincial organization. They work on behalf of all the commodities to collect the information. Certainly, from the numbers that Scott raised earlier, it certainly is a reflection of how

February 6th, 2020Committee meeting

David Wiens

Finance committee  The outcome of CUSMA negotiations goes far beyond the dairy market access concessions that were made. CUSMA imposes export charges on skimmed milk powder, milk protein concentrates and infant formula beyond a specified amount. This effectively equates to a worldwide cap on the e

February 6th, 2020Committee meeting

David Wiens