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NDP Ag Critic Asking Government To Roll Back Crown Land Lease Rates

The agriculture critic for the Manitoba NDP wants the government to immediately roll back the Crown land lease rates, in response to COVID-19.
 
"I would urge the Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development to commit to this and announce this rollback to save our livestock industry at the time when it's urgently needed," said Burrows MLA Diljeet Brar. "Othewise we would damage this livestock industry and we would damage these small farms and these community farms who are depending upon these Crown lands and their livestock operations for hundreds of years."
 
Brar also wants to see outstanding Crown land rent deferred.
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