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

    Wednesday Aug 27 | 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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  2. Cree elder sets out on long trek to aid safety of aboriginal womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | 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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  3. Saskatchewan Cree elder sets out on long trek to aid safety of aboriginal womenRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | 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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  4. Producers told be ready despite slow progress onaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | 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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  5. Harper Government Secures Full Beef Access in Jamaican MarketRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Market Wire

    Canadian livestock producers will benefit from more export opportunities in the Americas. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Minister of International Trade Ed Fast announced today that Jamaica has approved all imports of beef from Canada. Effective ...

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  6. Organic sector gets fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Western Producer

    ... growth and prosperity of the organic sector and our overall economy," federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz said in a news release.a Two hundred scientists from academia, government and industry are expected to use the funding. Research ...

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  7. Supply issues mean America's COOL attitude isaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Western Producer

    ... Canadian industry estimates the rule is costing it $1 billion in losses annually.a Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has repeatedly said COOL is "a political solution to a problem that never existed." Slews of Canadian politicians, lobbyists, ...

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  8. Canada's organic free-for-allRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Gerry Ritz and Stephen Harper have fallen for the organic ruse again, hook, line and sinker.a A whopping three-quarters of all the organic food sold in Canada is imported from countries with lax environmental standards like China, Mexico and Argentina.

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  9. Ashworth takes helm of national organizationRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Lifestyles

    ... "We have good contacts, and our general manager is actually on pretty good terms with Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz," said Ashworth. "So we're fortunate to have a pretty good relationship there." "There's representation from all across Canada," he ...

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  10. Without Russia, government must help establishaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Western Producer

    ... one-year, Medvedev said. a The news was met with a pointed statement from Canadian agriculture minister Gerry Ritz. He warned the sanctions would backfire, hurting Russian consumers more than Canadian producers.a "Today's sanctions ...

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  11. Harper Government Invests to Grow New Blueberry MarketsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Market Wire

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of over $1,700,000 to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America which will be used to market and promote Canadian wild blueberries internationally.

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  12. Organic growth: Dal-hosted centre to manage national research cluster in organic agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Dalhousie News

    to-R: Richard Florizone (Dal President), Scott Armstrong (MP Cumberland-Colchester), Gerry Ritz (Federal Minister of Agriculture) and Andrew Hammermeister (Director, Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada) speak following Tuesday's announcement. (Danny ...

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  13. Organic movement growingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Truro Daily News

    ... and plant health and pest management. There is such a demand that according to federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, 58 per cent of Canadians are purchasing organic products each week and there are more than 4,000 organic farms in the country. ...

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  14. Feds' $8-million organic plan centred in Bible HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Chronicle Herald

    After a quick lesson in supply-and-demand economics, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced an $8-million boost Tuesday afternoon for organic farming research over the next five years.

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  15. Federal government invests in organic industryRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Truro Daily News

    ... pest control, crop breeding, and improved greenhouse technology to extend growing seasons. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, who made the funding announcement, said industry focus has been on research, competitiveness, market potential, adaptability ...

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  16. Harper Government Boosts Canadian Organic SectorRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Market Wire

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong today announced an investment of $8 million for the Organic Federation of Canada to lead an organic science cluster that will help the sector respond to market demand and capture new opportunities.

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  17. Ontario FarmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The Ontario Farmer Daily

    ... are being met. Canada's agriculture and food exports to Russia totaled $563 million in 2012. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz went on a trade mission last year and announced deals worth $11 million. Russia has been imposing trade bans on specific ...

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  18. Rail volumes increased, service rules tightenedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Western Producer

    The federal government marked the beginning of the 2014-15 crop year with new regulations aimed at ensuring better rail service for Western Canada's grain and oilseed farmers.a The regulations, which were announced Aug. 1 by federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, include another federal order requiring Canada's major railways to each haul ... (more)

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  19. Russian ban of food imports from Canada a sign of 'desperation,' Harper's office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Globe and Mail

    ... industry as required," the PMO statement Thursday said. In a similarly worded statement, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz's office said the "sanctions show short-sighted desperation from the Putin regime and negatively impact the citizens of Russia ...

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  20. Canada won't back down in face of Russian sanctions, government saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | CBC News

    ... the U.S. and other countries with a ban on food imports for a year. Russian Prime Minister Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz made similar comments in a statement Thursday, criticizing Putin's "short-sighted desperation." "Our government will continue ...

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