By Letter to the Editor on January 7, 2020.
A pro-gun rallying cry to all the sugar-beet farmers re: Trudeau’s planned ban of the SKS. What better rifle/cartridge combo is cheaply available for feral pig eradication?
We’re not talking “sport” here. Can you imagine what a sugar-beet field would look like after a nocturnal visit by a few sounders of feral pigs? Canada restricts mag capacity to five rounds and prohibits night hunts. When your livelihood is at stake, maybe there needs to be a few changes?
OTOH, an epicurean neighbour, has posited the flavour of sugar-beet-fed pork. What say you, southern folk? The pigs are coming. Ask the southwest Saskatchewan Fish and Game Department.
J. Victor Hatheway