The impact of budget cuts on food safety

The House

This week on The House, are cuts included in the federal government's most recent budget about to make your food less safe? Evan Solomon talks with PSAC's Agriculture Union President Bob Kingston about the impact cutting food inspectors will have on Canadians. Then, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz explains why food safety in not in jeopardy. With Prime Minister Stephen Harper expected to make a Trans Pacific Partnership announcement during a visit to Chile on Monday, reporter James Fitz-Morris explains why a major trade deal could change the amount of money you pay for milk and chicken. Finally, Evan sits down with retired Supreme Court Justice Ian Binnie to talk about the Charter's impact on the Supreme Court, and how judges on the highest court in the land balance politics and the law.

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