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No promises of extra money compensate Ontario farmers for lost crops

Ontario's agriculture minister says the province's existing insurance system is enough to help eastern Ontario farmers challenged by flooded fields, but changing how the federal system works could open up more money in the future.

Jeff Leal toured the sometimes muddy, barren fields of North Gower in rural south Ottawa on Tuesday morning, saying it's been a "very challenging" spring and summer for farmers east of Highway 400 because of heavy rains and flooding. | READ MORE


August 10, 2017
By CBC News