National Newswatch

Scott Moe said he was encouraged by a phone call with Justin Trudeau less than a month ago, but no more.

It’s been almost a month since Premier Scott Moe and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked canola, in a phone call that sounded like a rare meeting of minds.

“I have every reason to believe that he is taking this seriously,” Moe said on March 26, the day he pitched his ideas for dealing with a worsening market access crisis for one of Saskatchewan’s biggest cash crops.

But in a letter sent to Trudeau on Tuesday, Moe said those encouraging signs have turned to frustration at seeing “no concrete support” from Ottawa.

“I was initially encouraged that your government seemed prepared to act quickly on our Advance Payments Program proposal,” he wrote in the letter, which was posted to the premier’s Twitter account. “However, it has been close to one month and Saskat

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