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Stewart Skinner
  • Listowel, Ontario
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Quebec's impact on Ontario Hog Farmers
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Started this discussion. Last reply by rein minnema Oct 9, 2009.

 

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Talking Turbines

Our communities have been engaged in debate and discourse over the issue of industrial wind turbines for over 3 years. People in our communities have very passionate views and this issue has put a serious strain on our small rural communities. I knew that when I announced I was vying for the Ontario Liberal candidacy in Perth Wellington I would hear the question, ‘where do you stand on wind turbines’. I’d like to take this opportunity to answer that question.

I believe that it would…

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Posted on July 25, 2013 at 1:18pm

Sign Me Up For Team Wynne

 

Wynne Breakfast on the Farm pic cropped

Genuine, authentic, caring…when was the last time we heard these words being used to describe a politician?  Yet as I travel around meeting people throughout the riding these are the words people use when they talk about Kathleen Wynne.

A couple weeks ago I was at Breakfast on the Farm, which Premier Wynne attended, and I was…

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Posted on July 17, 2013 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

Finding Efficiency Through Trade Policy Change

“Give me a level playing field and we can compete with the world’s best”



I heard this quote last September 22nd at a meeting for hog farmers set up by Ontario Pork. It was one statement that I classed as optimism in a room that was overwhelmingly negative. I can completely understand why negativity abounded at this meeting, every farmer in that room faces a very uncertain future but I want to focus on the positive.

While our farm at home is one of the many hog farms that faces… Continue

Posted on October 7, 2009 at 10:05am — 1 Comment

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