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  1. TTIP is a 'trojan horse' trade deal for GM imports, says Friends of the EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Food Industry

    ... being used as a blueprint. In the letter, dated 23rd March 2014, commissioner Tonio Borg told Canadian minister Gerry Ritz: "The Commission will ensure that proposals for the authorisation of all genetically modified (GM) events, in particular GM ...

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  2. TTIP is a 'trojan horse' trade deal for GM imports, says Friends of the EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Food Industry

    ... being used as a blueprint. In the letter, dated 23rd March 2014, commissioner Tonio Borg told Canadian minister Gerry Ritz: "The Commission will ensure that proposals for the authorisation of all genetically modified (GM) events, in particular GM ...

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  3. CCA applauds final text signing on Canada-Korea Free Trade AgreementRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ctl.ca

    ... k CKFTA is the direct result of the diligence of Prime Minister Harper, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast and the CCA thanks them for their efforts.

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  4. Canada funds feed wheat researchRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | World-Grain

    Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said on Sept. 25 that farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive C$400,000 in funding.

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  5. CN calling on government to 'turn the page' as company faces finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | GlobalNews

    ... is 40 per cent higher than it was five years ago. Despite the company's success, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says he expects CN to "pick up their game" after it failed to comply with an order and move a minimum amount of grain each week. ...

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  6. Farmers want better default protectionRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Western Producer

    In 2009, western Canadian farm groups submitted a report to federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and Agriculture Canada, outlining options for a program that would provide security to producers when grain buyers defaulted on payments. a The Canadian Grain Commission did operate a bonding program, in which it required grain buyers to have adequate levels of bond capital before receiving a licence permitting them to buy and sell grain.

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  7. All eyes on how Ottawa handles challenges toaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Western Producer

    ... given recent events, the issue is unlikely to dissipate anytime soon. a Raitt and agriculture minister a Gerry Ritz have committed to finding, or at least mitigating, a solution to supply chain woes. a Therefore, surviving these first ...

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  8. Province, feds commit $400K to grain researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Manitoba.com

    Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive $400,000 as part of a commitment to innovation under Growing Forward 2, Federal Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today. "Advanced research is key to developing new wheat varieties to help satisfy global demand for high-quality Canadian wheat," said Ritz.

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  9. Organic Sector Praises Canada-Japan DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Market Wire

    ... between Canada and Japan took place on September 16, 2014. Today, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz formally announced the arrangement. "The Japan Agricultural Standard (JAS) for organic products are very strict: this ...

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  10. It's back to work for MPs - when not makingaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Western Producer

    ... Act as the fall harvest continues. a The federal government, under the direction of agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and transport minister Lisa Raitt, will also have to re-examine the current mandatory movement minimums for both national ...

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  11. UPDATE 1-Canada says will fine CN Rail for failure to ship enough grainRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Reuters

    ... said. A spokesman for CN Rail said any such move would be unfounded. In March, Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz ordered Canadian National and rival Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd to each move 500,000 tonnes of grain per week in an effort to ...

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  12. Ridgewood Ayrshire part of Open Farm Day on SundayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Amherst Daily News

    ... a better way to learn about our agricultural industry than by visiting an operation first-hand." Federal minister Gerry Ritz said Open Farm Day is an ideal opportunity to learn about food production in the Atlantic provinces, to see a working farm ...

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  13. Grain movement situation on top of mind asaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Western Producer

    ... solution to grain movement issues. Most eyes are focused on Agriculture Canada and the department's minister, Gerry Ritz, to lead the charge.a While on the surface the issue of grain transportation may seem agriculture focused, it is as much ...

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  14. EcoSynthetix Receives Bioproducts Cluster Funding in Visit from...Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    ... chemicals company that produces a family of commercially proven bio-based products, today hosted the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, for the announcement of in funding for a national Bioproducts cluster. The ...

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  15. AG Notes - Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Western Producer

    ... work with industry to open new markets to increase exports of our top-class beef," federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz said. "This new access gives Canadian producers another vibrant market for their product, increasing their competitiveness and ...

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  16. Ritz sets poor example to students by belittling citizen over Wheat BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Brandon Sun

    ... to the editor publicly belittles a Canadian citizen who has criticized a Conservative government policy. Minister Gerry Ritz's letter (The Western Producer, July 31) wrote that Eric Sagan is "stuck in the past" when he objected to being denied a ...

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  17. Agricultural sector to receive $735K for farming equipmentRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | My Manitoba.com

    Portage la Prairie - The Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute will receive $735,000 under Growing Forward 2 for new equipment to support applied research projects for the agricultural sector, minister of state Candice Bergen, on behalf of agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, and Manitoba Agriculture, food and rural development minister Ron ... (more)

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  18. Cree elder sets out on long trek to aid safety of aboriginal womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | CBC News

    ... focus remains on giving police the tools they need to hunt down the cowards who commit these disgusting crimes," Gerry Ritz, federal agriculture minister and a Saskatchewan MP, said in an email.

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  19. Saskatchewan Cree elder sets out on long trek to aid safety of aboriginal womenRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... focus remains on giving police the tools they need to hunt down the cowards who commit these disgusting crimes," Gerry Ritz, federal agriculture minister and a Saskatchewan MP, said in an email.

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  20. Producers told be ready despite slow progress onaRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Western Producer

    ... "It's slow to get plants who want to spend the money to get the certification," agriculture minster Gerry Ritz told reporters at the meeting. a Science-based agreements have been attached to the CETA documents and inspectors will visit ...

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