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  1. Canada Insists Its Maple Syrup Is Never Number 2Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bloomberg

    ... of the sticky treat poured over pancakes and waffles, and the U.S., which produces the rest, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a statement from Ottawa today. Producers who boil maple tree sap into syrup during the spring will have two years to ...

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  2. Ontario FarmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Ontario Farmer Daily

    ... ruling. Most consider it a only a delaying tactic with little chance of success. Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has repeatedly warned that if the U.S. fails to get rid of the discrimination, Canada will seek World Trade Organization ...

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  3. Canada's transport rules - embarrassingly far behind'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Western Producer

    ... Mercy For Animals has sent a proposal for changes to animal transport regulations to federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz but has not received a response. "I can't imagine that they are happy to know that eight million of their animals do not ...

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  4. Canadian wheat headed into the 'Bozo Zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | CBC News

    ... Rail's Hunter Harrison earned $49 million last year). All of that is now gone, dismantled by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Harper government. Grain shipping is a mess, the brand of Canadian wheat has been tarnished, and the prices farmers ...

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  5. Trade Agreement Makes Canada's Canola Tariff-Free In KoreaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Agri Marketing

    ... the House of Commons," says Miller. "The leadership shown by trade minister Ed Fast and agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has been instrumental to completing this landmark initiative." The CCC is a full value chain organization representing canola ...

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  6. $1.2-million project to aid hog-barn switchoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | My Manitoba.com

    Hog producers will benefit from research on switching from gestation stalls to loose sow housing as a result of a pilot project underway at a Maple Leaf Foods barn near Steinbach, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced Friday. "The Canadian pork industry is a major economic driver," said Ritz.

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  7. Ustr appeals Wto Cool ruling ... againRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Western Livestock Journal

    ... COOL," said Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast and Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz. "Canada fully expected the United States to live up to its international trade obligations and comply with the WTO ruling, ...

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  8. New Project Provides Real-World Information to Farm Operations Switching to Loose Sow HousingRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | PressReleasePoint

    Hog producers will benefit from research on switching from gestation stalls to loose sow housing as a result of a pilot project underway at a Maple Leaf Foods barn near Steinbach, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today. "The Canadian pork industry is a major economic driver," said Minister Ritz.

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  9. The Canadian Wheat Board's harvest of rumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Globe and Mail

    Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Thursday December 4, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Thursday December 4, 2014 in Ottawa.

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  10. Canadian officials not surprised by U.S. appealRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Western Producer

    ... the COOL Reform Coalition, which urges American politicians to change COOL.a Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and international trade minister Ed Fast issued a joint statement critical of the move.a "Canada is deeply ...

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  11. NDP MP who co-owns renewable energy business gets inside information on government green spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | National Post

    ... spending on the file. For example, he said he has already used the information to question Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz over why his department's spending on renewable energy "cratered" in 2013-14. "Conflict with getting historical records of the ...

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  12. NDP MP's questions on energy raise questions of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Canada.com

    ... spending on the file. For example, he said he has already used the information to question Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz over why his department's spending on renewable energy "cratered" in 2013-14. "Conflict with getting historical records of the ...

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  13. Minister Ritz Announces Reappointment to the Canada Agricultural Review TribunalRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Sys-Con Media

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today the reappointment of Bruce La Rochelle to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal . Dr. La Rochelle's appointment is for a 3-year term effective June 21, 2015.

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  14. Minister Ritz Announces Appointment to Farm Products Council of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Market Wire

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today the appointment of Chantelle Donahue to the Farm Products Council of Canada . Ms. Donahue's appointment to the Council is for a three-year term effective immediately.

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  15. Buyers of Canadian wheat say quality lower than during board's monopolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | CBC News

    ... he said. Canada is renowned for the quality and consistency of its crops, said Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz in an email. The grain commission "continues to ensure consistent grain quality exports that meet the expectations of buyers," he ...

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  16. U.S. must stop COOL - SnonsenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Brandon Sun

    ... any and all hurdles before it bows to the WTO rulings -if it actually does at all. Though Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz expressed dismay on Friday that the U.S. moved forward on appeal, he was also quoted following the WTO's decision in October ...

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  17. U.S. appeals latest WTO decision against country-of-origin labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | National Provisioner

    ... trade and is hurting farmers, ranchers and workers in the United States and Canada," said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, adding that Canada could impose sanctions against U.S. products as early as next year if the U.S. does not comply with the WTO ...

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  18. U.S. appeals COOL ruling - TFA moves forward - TISA talks begin in GenevaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Politico

    ... ranchers and workers in the United States and Canada," Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a joint statement. The two said they are confident the WTO Appellate Body will uphold the main finding of the report: ...

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  19. Canadian Wheat Board prepares for corporate takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | CBC News

    ... control without reimbursing the federal treasury for current financial health, because Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz exercises power given to him in 2011 to withhold information "detrimental to commercial interests." 2011's Marketing Freedom for ...

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  20. Canada lagging on animal protection, according to new global indexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Canada.com

    ... the welfare of animals is inextricably linked to people's health." In an emailed comment, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz noted that animal welfare is a shared jurisdiction among the federal government, provinces and territories, and industry. ...

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