Farmers have the right to be safe from trespassers

Farmers have the right to be safe from trespassers

By MPP Toby Barrett

To The Haldimand Press

We rely on our farmers and food processors to work hard every day to keep our food supply chain strong and to keep food on the shelves and kitchen tables.

In order to do that, farmers have to feel safe in their homes and workplaces. People have a right to participate in legal protests out of concern for animal welfare, but that right has never included trespassing on farms or interacting with the transportation of livestock.

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