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  1. Canada-US Meat Exports Dispute: WTO Gives Relief To Canada Saying COOL Rule Is DiscriminatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | International Business Times

    ... the Canadian federal government called up the United States to comply with the WTO decision. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz reacted that the WTO compliance panel's report was a proof of Canada's long-standing view that the revised U.S. COOL is ...

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  2. NDP urges focus on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

    The Mounties remain tight-lipped about a weekend hit-and-run that injured two RCMP officers and a man they had in custody. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz called the latest ruling by the World Trade Organization in favour of Canada regarding the United States'country-of-origin labelling meat labelling laws "strike ... BASEL, Switzerland - Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson of the United States 7-6 , 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors... SEOUL, South Korea - Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 metres to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said.

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  3. RCMP still searching for hit and run driverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

    The Mounties remain tight-lipped about a weekend hit-and-run that injured two RCMP officers and a man they had in custody. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz called the latest ruling by the World Trade Organization in favour of Canada regarding the United States'country-of-origin labelling meat labelling laws "strike ... BASEL, Switzerland - Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson of the United States 7-6 , 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors... SEOUL, South Korea - Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 metres to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said.

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  4. US facing sanctions after defying WTO trade rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... has told them three times now to get rid of mandatory country of origin labeling," Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz told Reuters. "I don't see any negotiation, other than how long it's going to take to make that happen." "Today's WTO ...

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  5. Manitoba officials happy with COOL rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... is blatantly protectionist and fails to comply with the WTO's original ruling against it," Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a statement. "The WTO's clear and consistent findings in support of Canada's position effectively supply a clear ...

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  6. Canada claims victory over U.S. in beef and pork labelling battleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... violation of their obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization," said Federal Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz, who reacted to the news in Saskatoon. COOL was introduced in 2002 and was activated by the U.S. government in 2008. Since ...

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  7. Canada warns U.S. to repeal COOL or face consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Western Producer

    Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, middle, announces Canada's latest victory in the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labelling dispute. A World Trade Organization compliance panel supports Canada's position that the revamped COOL legislation continues to discriminate against live imports of Canadian cattle and hogs into the U.S. Ritz is flanked by Canadian Cattlemen's Association president Dave Solverson, left, and Canadian Pork Council past-chair Jurgen Preugschas, right.

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  8. UPDATE 4-U.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label disputeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... has told them three times now to get rid of mandatory country of origin labeling," Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said. "I don't see any negotiation, other than how long it's going to take to make that happen." House Agriculture Committee ...

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  9. Canada wins a round in ongoing trade battle with U.S. over meat-labelling lawsRead the original story

    Monday | Red Deer Advocate

    ... is blatantly protectionist and fails to comply with the WTO's original ruling against it," Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a statement. "The WTO's clear and consistent findings in support of Canada's position effectively supply a clear ...

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  10. WTO sides with Canada over meat labelling lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Edmonton Journal

    ... lose more than $1 billion annually due to increased processing and handling costs. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said he expects the U.S. may appeal the ruling before the trade battle is finally resolved. Canada has already indicated that ...

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  11. Ottawa threatens tariffs on U.S. wine, juice and ketchup after WTO rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Globe and Mail

    ... U.S. compliance in accordance with the WTO's clear ruling," Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a joint statement. "We will continue to fully assert our rights to achieve a fair resolution to our concern, including ...

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  12. Canada wins a round in ongoing trade battle with U.S. over meat labellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Globe and Mail

    ... U.S. compliance in accordance with the WTO's clear ruling," Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a joint statement. "We will continue to fully assert our rights to achieve a fair resolution to our concern, including ...

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  13. U.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reuters

    ... international trade obligations," said Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz in a statement. U.S. pork producers urged Congress and the administration to fix the law and avoid "financially devastating" ...

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  14. Minister Ritz Announces Appointment to Farm Credit CanadaRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 15 -- Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada, an arm of the Canadian government, issued the following news release: Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today the appointment of Jane Halford to the Farm Credit Canada board of directors. Ms. Halford's appointment is for a three-year term effective December 15, 2014.

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  15. Playing the field: CWB eyes its suitorsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Western Producer

    ... empire. In June 2012, just before the western Canadian grain market was deregulated, federal agriculture minster Gerry Ritz announced that Ottawa would contribute $349 million of taxpayers' money to CWB's coffers to cover extraordinary transition ...

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  16. Farm groups take aim at Agricultural Growth Act,aRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Western Producer

    After months of unexpected de-lays and a lengthy pause for Parliament's summer recess, the Conservatives' latest agriculture bill has finally begun its study at committee. a Farm groups have anticipated the Agricultural Growth Act since federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz first tabled it in the House of Commons last December.

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  17. Media Advisory: Governments of Canada and British Columbia Invest in Food SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Market Wire

    On behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Member of Parliament Wai Young will be in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, October 17, with Scott Hamilton Member of the Legislative Assembly , to announce an investment that will benefit the food processing sector.

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  18. Harper Government Invests to Improve the Competitiveness of Canadian FlaxseedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Sys-Con Media

    Member of Parliament Joyce Bateman , on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $3 million to the Flax Council of Canada to improve the genetic performance and agronomics of flax, an important oilseed crop for Canadian producers and processors. This investment will support the continued research and development of new flax varieties through the use of the Rapid Development Trait System, a regulated non-genetically modified conversion system which can produce new traits in flax.

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  19. Montreal SPCA asks public to take a stand against cruelty in animal transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Examiner.com

    ... government to adopt stricter animal transport regulations. Here are ways you can make a difference now: a Ask Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, to promulgate stricter animal transport regulations by signing Mercy for Animals ...

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  20. The rhetoric of warRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Guardian

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird rises in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill, along with Ministers Christian Paradis and Gerry Ritz , to vote for an air combat mission against ISIS on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. "ISIL's brutality is matched only by its depravity.

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