History: Association’s 54th Convention Historic

Reprinted from the March 1950 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Association’s 54th Convention Historic 
By Lorne Stout, Calgary, Alta.

‘Giving a display of independence and individuality for which they have long been noted, members of the Western Stock Growers’ Association, pioneer agricultural organization in Western Canada, voted all but unanimously at their 54th annual convention in Calgary against government intervention in their business. The ranchers included in their sweeping condemnation such interference, in the guise of aid, as price supports, subsidies and marketing agencies and expressed themselves plainly as opposed to all of these government activities.’

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