Wheat Board and War Measures

Mr. Anderson, among others, resorted to historical revisionism to justify destroying our Board. Their most often used piece of historical revisionism is the claim that our Board was imposed on farmers under the War Measures Act to provide cheap grain to Britain. This claim is simply wrong and it is not supported by any peer-reviewed academic histories about that time. Nor is it supported by common sense. A very brief history lesson about our Wheat Board is obviously needed and any good history lesson starts with how things were.

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