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  1. Lobbying of PM Harper more than doubles in 2014 from year before: registryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill Times

    ... Alta.), the minister of state for Western Economic Diversification, was fourth. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster, Sask.), the most lobbied minister in 2012 and 2013, dropped to number five last year. The 55 communications ...

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  2. People cry 'fowl' over lack of ethnic chicken...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northern Life

    Some people have been crying foul over the lack of ethnic chicken in Canada. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz got an earful from customers who couldn't find particular poultry, a newly released document shows.

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  3. Richmond winery paves way in trade, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Richmond News

    Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz got a tour of Lulu Island Winery on Wednesday morning.Photoby Philip Raphael/Richmond News Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz got a tour of Lulu Island Winery on Wednesday morning.Photoby Philip Raphael/Richmond News Canada's agricultural minister uncorked a bottle full of praise Wednesday for a Richmond winery, calling the business one of the standard bearers for Canadian exports to China.

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  4. Canada could be left outside as Trans-PacificaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Western Producer

    ... management has repeatedly emerged as a potential hurdle in the TPP discussions. a Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has repeatedly said Canada won't be bullied into agriculture concessions, all while insisting supply management is not "the ...

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  5. Federal investment supports canola industry growthRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Southwest Booster

    ... strategic priorities: differentiated value in the marketplace, and stable and open trade." Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz made the announcement during CropSphere in Saskatoon. The investment will support market entry and development activities ...

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  6. Improvements designed to aid farmers, province saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Brandon Sun

    ... of response for producers dealing with weather related damages to their crops," said federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. "We continue to work closely with Manitoba to ensure producers have access to predictable and bankable programming designed ...

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  7. Improvements to AgriInsurance program announced in BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | My Manitoba.com

    Manitoba farmers will benefit from improvements to the AgriInsurance program, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced Tuesday. "AgriInsurance is the first line of response for producers dealing with weather-related damages to their crops," said Ritz.

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  8. Governments Support Soybean Research to Reduce Disease and Improve YieldsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PressReleasePoint

    The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $443,000 in research to support the growth and sustainability of Manitoba's soybean sector, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Member of Parliament Larry Maguire, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today at Ag Days. "Soybeans are important to Manitoba's farmers and our agri-processing industry," said Minister Kostyshyn.

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  9. Railway fines can be seen as part of gov'taRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Western Producer

    ... Farmers Act, which stipulates fines can be up to $100,000 per violation.a Raitt and agriculture minister Gerry Ritz came under heavy political fire last fall after it was revealed that the maximum penalty that could be levied had been quietly ...

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  10. Feds fund canola industry market researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Star Phoenix

    To meet an ambitious growth target of producing 26 million tonnes of sustainable canola by 2025, the Canola Council of Canada will spend about $19 million over the next five years on projects aimed at increasing the consumption and value of canola both in Canada and around the world. "This will be achieved through market research, developing international and domestic strategic partnerships, participating in conferences and trade shows, and developing recipes for canola-based healthy foods," said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, who announced the federal government will invest of up to $9.5 million to the different projects.

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  11. Canola industry gets boost from federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | GlobalNews

    The federal government continues to invest in the Canadian agriculture industry to help farmers stay competitive. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz was at the second annual CropSphere conference in Saskatoon Wednesday to announce an investment of up to $9.5 million to the Canola Council of Canada to boost the value of canola around the world.

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  12. Harper Government Growing Markets for Canada's Canola IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Market Wire

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of up to $9.5 million to the Canola Council of Canada to support market development activities aimed at increasing the consumption and value of canola in domestic and global markets. The activities being undertaken in this project will help Canada's canola industry meet its growth target of 26 million tonnes of sustainable canola production by 2025.

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  13. Canada invests in crop researchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | World-Grain

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced on Jan. 13 nearly C$6.9 million for crop-related research through the Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund . The funding is being awarded to 42 projects.

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  14. Minister Ritz announces the launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Canada NewsWire

    ... and become certified journeypersons while employers will be able to fill shortages in the skilled trades." -Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Regional Minister for " Our Government's top priorities are creating jobs, economic ...

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  15. Election uncertainty creates flux across political landscapeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Western Producer

    ... both take a $1 billion hit every time oil drops $5 a barrel. a However, federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz is one minister who isn't as concerned by falling oil prices. In a year-end interview with iPolitics, Ritz said lower oil prices ...

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  16. Goodale fires back at Ritz letterRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Southwest Booster

    In his recent letter to your newspaper, Gerry Ritz seemed caught in a time warp and full of invective. He's entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.

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  17. US Meat Labelling Laws: Canada Mulls Retaliatory Action If Appeal to WTO FailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | International Business Times

    The trade war between Canada and the U.S. may escalate if Canada's concerns on the U.S. meat labelling laws are not addressed. According to Canada's agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, if Washington does not change its country of origin labelling laws in compliance with World Trade Organisation rulings in the months to come, Canada will be forced to impose retaliatory tariffs on a number of U.S. goods, including beef, orange juice and wine, by the coming summer.

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  18. Tax Relief for Western Livestock ProducersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Market Wire

    Livestock producers in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, who faced forage shortfalls due to extreme weather events over the past year, will be allowed to defer tax on their cattle sales for 2014. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today released a list of designated regions where tax deferrals have been authorized for 2014.

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  19. Canada's Ag Minister Warns U.S. Of Trade Tariffs Over COOL LawRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Agri Marketing

    CANADA'S AG MINISTER WARNS U.S. OF TRADE TARIFFS OVER COOL LAW Dec. 30, 2014 BrownfieldAgNews reports: Canada's agriculture minister is warning the U.S. that time is running short to avoid trade tariffs over its country of origin labeling law. Gerry Ritz says if Washington doesn't change COOL to comply with WTO rulings in the coming months, Canada will apply to impose retaliatory tariffs on a long list of U.S. goods including beef and pork.

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  20. Agriculture minister says time running short for U.S. to fix meat label lawRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | Red Deer Advocate

    Canada's agriculture minister says time is running short for the U.S. to avoid trade tariffs over its discriminatory meat labelling laws. Gerry Ritz said if Washington doesn't change its country of origin labelling laws to comply with World Trade Organization rulings in the coming months, Canada will apply as early as the summer to impose retaliatory tariffs on a long list of U.S. goods including beef, orange juice and wine.

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