(Regina, Feb 24, 2012)  The Canadian Wheat Board Alliance, as a member of the Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board, will continue to support a Constitutional challenge to Ottawa’s dismantling of the Canadian Wheat Board according to Bill Gehl, chairperson of the organization.

“This is a question of due process and the rule of law itself.  Federal Justice Campbell has already ruled that Ottawa’s actions are ‘an affront to the rule of law’ and we believe everyone, including the Minister Agriculture must follow the law.  The ruling of a provincial judge is certainly not the last word on this issue,” Gehl said.

“We firmly believe Ottawa broke the law when it introduced its legislation ending the Wheat Board and dismissing our farmer-elected directors.  Our court action speaks to our basic constitutional rights to vote on the control and mandate of our Wheat Board” Gehl concluded.

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