GUNTER: Government continues its contempt for rural Canadians | Toronto Sun

The sense rural Canadians have — legitimately — that they are misunderstood and disrespected by governments goes far beyond the recent spike in rural crime and the fact that police and Crown prosecutors are likely to treat farmers like criminals if they use force to protect themselves, their families and their property.It goes beyond the way “green” urban politicians think up new environmental schemes, such as wind power, then force rural landowners to live with all the turbines far away from eco-loving urbanites.In Alberta, when the Tories lost the 2015 provincial election after 44 years in power, the reason for the loss was widely reported as voter fatigue with the ruling party’s sense of entitlement, which was true.

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