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Identification Number: 50-C23-1967-139
Theme(s): Transport and Communications, Tourism, Food, Agriculture and Animal Breeding
Folder Title: Grand Falls: Farmers' protest
Date: May 4, 1967

Description: Two hundred trucks, loaded with barrels of potatoes, border both sides of the Trans-Canada Highway, in Grand Falls, in an act of protest against the Federal government's refusal to grant production surplus subsidies. The minister of Agriculture, J.-Adrien Levesque, announced Friday, May 5 that the growers receive an assistance program through the agricultural stabilization program, an amount of $1.20 the barrel.

Subjects: New Brunswick, Protest movements, Demonstrations, Farmers, Plant breeders, Potato growers, Motor vehicles, Farm trucks, Madawaska (County), Grand Falls
Creator: Studio Laporte
Collaborator(s): Le Madawaska, 11 May 1967
Source: Cdem Studio Laporte Funds
Université de Moncton campus d'Edmundston Société Historique du Madawaska Ville d'Edmundston Patrimoine Canadien