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Ol' Chuckie must be running scared!
Date: Thursday, November 16 2006
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"If they've got that kind of money to throw around ... then they should use it on farm programming or use it on science research, innovation and development or something, rather than hold another plebiscite on an issue that's not in their jurisdiction."
- Agriculture Minister Chuck Strahl, on the decision by Saskatchewan and Manitoba to hold independent plebicite

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Strahl denounces plans for wheat board plebiscites

The federal agriculture minister has taken a swipe at the governments of Manitoba and Saskatchewan over their opposition to revamping the Canadian Wheat Board.

In Edmonton Wednesday, Agriculture Minister Chuck Strahl said plans for provincial plebiscites on the wheat board's future would be a waste of money.


"If they've got that kind of money to throw around ... then they should use it on farm programming or use it on science research, innovation and development or something, rather than hold another plebiscite on an issue that's not in their jurisdiction."

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