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Wheat board supporters launch new court battle

Vancouver Sun – 6 hours ago

Several farmer organizations that support the Canadian Wheat Board’s grain marketing monopoly are launching a court action aimed at restoring farmer control of the board and collecting $17 billion in damages for farmers.

The lawsuit, launched by the law firm Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP, will present constitutional arguments to try to remove the CWB from government control, and collect damages farmers may incur from the board’s weakened market clout, the Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board group said on Wednesday.

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