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Profile: Bill Leask

Positions that Bill Leask has held:

  • Executive director of the Canadian Seed Trade Association

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Quotes

October 2004

“I don’t think farmers ought to have a legal right to save seeds.” [Inter Press Service, 10/5/2004]

Associated Events

Bill Leask was a participant or observer in the following events:

Bill Leask, executive director of the Canadian Seed Trade Association, one of four groups that initiated the Seed Sector Review, tells Inter Press Service in an interview, “I don’t think farmers ought to have a legal right to save seeds.” He and others in the seed industry have said they believe seed saving is a “privilege.” [The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 4/16/2006]

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