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March 24th, 2016

Tracey asks why Liberal budget ignores farmers (Mar. 24, 2016)

Mr. Speaker, there they go, a lofty campaign promise on health, another Liberal promise broken.

March 10th, 2016

NDP calls for Ottawa to protect produce farmers

"NDP Trade Critic Tracey Ramsey has tabled a motion in the House of Commons demanding the federal government develop a payment protection program for produce growers similar to the American Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

March 10th, 2016

Payment protection program needed for producers, says NDP

NDP MP Tracey Ramsey (Essex) is calling on the Liberal government to introduce a payment protection program for Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable producers, in a motion tabled in Parliament.

March 10th, 2016

Payment protection for Canadian produce growers

Essex is home to many family farmers and fresh fruit and vegetable producers who depend on the ability to export their produce to U.S. buyers.