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A bushel Half Full: Reforming the Canadian Wheat Board


  • Sylvain Charlebois

    (University of Regina)

  • Richard Pedde

    (Saskatchewan farmer)


The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) has been earning poor financial returns for farmers over the last three years, based on our benchmarking analysis. Reforms are required, including more transparency in reporting financial returns to farmers, and greater accountability on the part of CWB management to the farmer-elected board of directors.

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  • Sylvain Charlebois & Richard Pedde, 2008. "A bushel Half Full: Reforming the Canadian Wheat Board," e-briefs 68, C.D. Howe Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdh:ebrief:68

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    governance and public institutions; Canadian Wheat Board; Daily Price Contract (DPC);

    JEL classification:

    • Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics


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