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(LifeSiteNews) — Former Canadian Agricultural Minister Gerry Ritz warned Fox News host Tucker Carlson that a protest similar to the one by Dutch farmers is likely to happen in Canada if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “continues down” the “very dangerous path” of slashing fertilizer use.

“If Trudeau does this [severely limits the use of fertilizer in Canada], what will happen to Canadian agriculture?” Carlson asked Ritz on his Tucker Carlson Tonight prime-time program on Wednesday.

“Well, I think Trudeau is banning fertilizer to that degree because he spreads enough of it himself, at the end of the day, this is his petulance coming through in response to the trucker convoy that took over his home city for about three weeks last winter … ” Ritz prefaced before answering the question.

“You mentioned Sri Lanka, you saw what’s happening there. These are salt of the earth producers that have been pushed too far. We’re seeing the same thing now in Holland, in Italy, and you’ll see it in Canada too if he [Trudeau] continues down this very dangerous path,” Ritz said.

Continuing on, Ritz mentioned the length of the border between Canada and the United States, reminding the American audience that the two countries are “synergistic when it comes to food production” and therefore Trudeau’s plan “is going to effect that tenuous situation.”

Stop Trudeau’s Reckless Climate Plans That Could Spark Food Shortages! Contact your Canadian MP & Senators NOW.

In response, Tucker accused Trudeau’s fertilizer policy of being tantamount to “messing with the food supply,” likening the leader to 20th century Chinese Communist Mao Tse-tung, whose own food supply policies led to a famine that claimed millions of lives.

“Isn’t Trudeau worried that when you mess with the food supply, you’re really messing with a core structure in any society? the popular host asked.

“I don’t think he realizes the rabbit hole he has gone down and who he is pulling in with him,” Ritz replied. “At the end of the day, Canadian production is already as environmentally friendly as you can possible get … ”

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UPDATE: The protests are spreading

 

Protests led by thousands of farmers have broken out across the Netherlands, and they're now spreading to Italy, Germany and Poland - this is a fightback against not just environmental regulations and the resulting inflation, but also the elites' Great Reset agenda.

While the demonstrations themselves have been overwhelmingly free from violence on the affected farmers' part, the response to them has been anything but: Earlier this week, Dutch police opened fire on a 16-year-old tractor driver during a protest in Heerenveen. 

While -- thank God -- this unfortunate incident did not result in any deaths or injuries, a formal investigation is still forthcoming, and farmers and concerned citizens now know, without question, what measures could be pursued in order to silence opposition to backers of the international Great Reset, which could spell doom for the livelihood of farmers everywhere.

That's why we're asking you to SIGN and SHARE this petition in support of farmers across world against intrusive, overreaching policies of globalist organizations and political leaders who seek to prioritize their own extreme environmental ideology over the ability for everyday farmers to earn a living and provide for their families and communities.
 


Of course, these kinds of extreme environmental policies are not only a threat to the livelihoods of farmers in the Netherlands, or just the nations that comprise the European Union, for that matter: These regulations most certainly can (and inevitably will) make their way to every corner of our world, including countries like YOURS.

In the Netherlands, specifically, lawmakers recently approved legislative proposals to significantly decrease greenhouse emissions by the end of the decade, most notably ammonia and nitrogen oxide, which are common in farming.

This plan, as championed by Christianne van der Wal, the Dutch Minister for Nature and Nitrogen Policy since January, seeks to exceed the globalist EU's agreement among Member States to reduce greenhouse emissions as a means to combat climate change by at least 40% by the year 2030, replacing the desired percentage with an even loftier 55%.

As a result, it would seem almost inevitable that thousands of farms could find themselves in jeopardy within the coming years, but Dutch farmers have no plans to stand down; in fact, this embrace of EU and World Economic Forum (WEF)-style environmental demands is the primary force behind the ongoing protests by as many as 40,000 farmers, who, in response, have taken their tractors to highways across the Netherlands, making an unmistakable statement of resistance reminiscent of that of the Canadian Freedom Convoy truckers in order to protect their livelihoods.

Similar protests have also broken among farmers in Italy, as you can see here:
 


Such policies are a clear tenet of the Great Reset, pushed by globalist entities around the world like the World Economic Forum. Look no further than the WEF's own "Net Zero Challenge," which seeks to coerce participants into cutting all greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, and will inevitably threaten countless jobs and livelihoods in the process.

Let there be no doubt: these extreme environmental policies and transgressions against working people cannot be expected to stop any time soon.

That's why we must take this opportunity to make our voices heard -- whether you're a farmer, yourself; work in an industry that would be negatively affected by such policies; or simply support the hardworking men and women in your country and others who wish to maintain the freedom to provide for their families without excessive government and globalist interference.

Please SIGN and SHARE this petition in support of Dutch farmers, and farmers and workers across the world, whose livelihoods can and eventually will be harmed by the extreme environmental demands of globalist entities like the EU and WEF seeking to implement the Great Reset.

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“There’s no recognition of that environment stewardship our farmers already do,” Ritz continued, adding that it is already common practice to limit the use of fertilizer, employing a “time usage” fertilizer regimen, and switching to less harmful elements as technology develops.

“We map our fields every year doing soil samples,” Ritz explained. “There’s very little acreage now that is not under the management of agronomy professionals … So, we’re already as environmentally friendly as we can with today’s technology, and there’s more to come!”

As reported by LifeSiteNews, despite the devastation caused by fertilizer reduction policies in Sri Lanka that have led to food shortages, economic collapse, and civil unrest, Trudeau and other World Economic Forum-linked leaders like Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte have doubled down with the implementation of similar policies of their own.

Stop Trudeau’s Reckless Climate Plans That Could Spark Food Shortages! Contact your Canadian MP & Senators NOW.

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