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Alberta New Democrats: Neil Reimer Speech about Garth Turcott, Grant Notley, and Alf Gleave

 

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Title: Alberta New Democrats: Neil Reimer Speech about Garth Turcott, Grant Notley, and Alf Gleave
Object Number: PR1984.0178.0789
Notes: Recording from Alberta New Democrats with Neil Reimer, Garth Turcott, Grant Notley, and Alf Gleave (National Farmers Union and Farmers Union of Saskatchewan). Includes information about harassment and intimidation to members of the National Democratic Party members in the Alberta Legislature, criminal charges related to Edmonton Airport Hotel and Alberta Westforce Products Corporation Limited scandals, North Turcottle, social legislation, political athmosphere in the Alberta Legislature, Social Democratic Party's role in Alberta, farm strikes, how the NDP can help farmers, how society does not value farmers and are treated as surplus, needs of farmers are linked to the international industrial society, farming community structure versus capitalist structure, creating a Canadian farm policy, adequate returns to farmers, fixed prices on agriculture products, Canadian Wheat Board and marketing boards, guaranteed minimal annual income, lower taxes to facilitate land transfer between generations, etc.
Date: 1967-1968
Extent: 43m54
Forms Part Of: Alberta New Democrats



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