Canada feed shortage triggers emergency declarations

Canada feed shortage triggers emergency declarations

More than a dozen towns call for aid as animal feed production falls short of demand

Thirteen rural municipalities in the central Canadian province of Manitoba issued a joint declaration of emergency on August 29 after the region went more than a month without a single drop of rain. Four additional municipalities have expressed an interest in adding their names to the resolution, according to Arnthor Jonasson, reeve of the rural municipality of West Interlake, one of the hardest-hit areas.