Daily Archives: January 10, 2011

“Raw milk a nuisance” — Michael Schmidt reports from Alberta Health Board hearing today in Edmonton

Farmers Eric and Judith on the left, next to Michael Schmidt

Who is the enemy?????

I am sitting at the Edmonton airport waiting to fly home. We just finished our hearing in front of the Albert Health Appeal Board. Continue reading

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“We can introduce new evidence and expand our constitutional argument…” — raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt

From Don Crosby, writing in the Owen Sound Sun Times:

“Michael Schmidt is claiming a partial victory in fighting an appeal by the provincial government to a court ruling that found the Durham raw milk crusader not guilty of violating the Healthy Protection and Promotion Act.

Schmidt is being allowed to introduce new evidence and the testimony of new witnesses during an upcoming appeal set for later this spring before a judge in the Ontario Court of Justice .

“We can introduce new evidence and expand our constitutional argument which is a major stepping stone for us,” he said during a recent interview while at farmer’s week in Elmwood. Continue reading

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Michael Schmidt off to Edmonton for raw milk hearing Monday January 10th

Elisa and Beverley the last minute legal support team. All documents with hundreds of pages for the appeal hearing finished, bound and sorted. Off to Edmonton tonight for the appeal hearing and back to the farm tomorrow night. Photo courtesy of Michael Schmidt and Glencolton Farms.

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