Lawrence MacAulay leans in favour of the TPP deal and hopes the Americans blink on COOL

Manitoba Co-operator – After just six days as Canada’s new agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay hasn’t taken a position on a number of agricultural issues, but he knows how he will: “I intend to listen to the man that does the work — the farmer.”

Former Saskatchewan farmer and agriculture minister Ritz, enjoyed a close relationship with many Western farm organizations. MacAulay said he’s determined to “get close” to Western Canada farm groups too.

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