“We are stealing from the graves of our founding fathers and the cribs of our children,” were the words of former co-op chairman Ian MacAulay after the vote in favour of MG’s partial float was passed.
History has proven him right and it’s a travesty for our industry.
I’m not going to dwell here on how it feels because I’m sure that, by now, you’ve heard from plenty of others and my story is by no means unique.
All I can offer you is a list of questions for MG to help explain what comes next and the implications of the agreement it’s signed with Saputo. I’ve been assured they will respond but, understandably, it might take a little time.