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  1. Harper Government Supports Pulse IndustryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Canadian Content

    July 3, 2015 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support to Pulse Canada for expansion of the pulse industry. Funding of $3.5 million, through the Western Diversification Program , enables the industry to increase pulse usage in Canada as well as increase exports to the United States.

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  2. Harper Government Supports Pulse IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Market Wire

    Today, the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support to Pulse Canada for expansion of the pulse industry. Funding of $3.5 million, through the Western Diversification Program , enables the industry to increase pulse usage in Canada as well as increase exports to the United States.

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  3. U.S. fast track on TPP deal puts supplyaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Western Producer

    ... by the 12 negotiating nations with several high profile officials, including federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and former prime minister Brian Mulroney warning that TPP would not come to fruition without it. No TPA meant Congress could have ...

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  4. Media Advisory: Harper Government Supports Pulse IndustryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Sys-Con Media

    07/02/15 -- Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Battlefords-Lloydminster, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, ...

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  5. Sen. Pat Roberts: 'Retaliation is coming' from Canada and Mexico on tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Capital-Journal

    ... legislative repeal of COOL is the only approach that will achieve this end," Canadian Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz wrote. The agriculture committee heard the testimony of a half-dozen witnesses from several agricultural companies and ...

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  6. Corporate "Trade" Rules and the End of SovereigntyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Common Dreams

    ... tariffs on a potentially wide array of U.S. industries, from "California wines to Minnesota mattresses," as Gerry Ritz, Canada's Minister of Agriculture predicted . Congress hastened to comply. The day the WTO issued its ruling Rep. Michael Conway ...

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  7. Harper Government Provides Stronger Intellectual Property Protection...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Market Wire

    Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that Canada has ratified the UPOV'91 treaty to improve the plant variety protection system. This important step finalizes one of the key measures of the recently-passed Agricultural Growth Act .

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  8. Agreement may increase use of Canadian grain in ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | World-Grain

    A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Canadian International Grains Institute and the Academy of State Administration of Grain in Beijing, China on June 18. The signatories were Du Zheng, president of ASAG, and JoAnne Buth, chief executive officer of Cigi. Andrea Lyon, deputy minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada , also attended the signing, acting on behalf of the Gerry Ritz, minister of Agriculture.

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  9. Torture by tariffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Economist

    ... is a bill before Congress to rescind the labelling rules. Canada also has an incentive to compromise, even though Gerry Ritz, its agriculture minister, insists it "will never be the first to blink." Both he and his American counterpart know that ...

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  10. U.S. challenges Canadian math in simmering trade fightRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Fort Francis Times

    ... is attempting to prolong the WTO process by requesting arbitration," said the ministers of agriculture and trade, Gerry Ritz and Ed Fast. "The U.S. is out of options and retaliation cannot be avoided by drawing out this process."

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  11. Cross-border trade war: U.S. challenges Canadian mathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... is attempting to prolong the WTO process by requesting arbitration," said the ministers of agriculture and trade, Gerry Ritz and Ed Fast.

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  12. U.S. asks for arbitration on COOL damagesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Western Producer

    ... that the U.S. is attempting to prolong the WTO process by requesting arbitration," said agriculture minister Gerry Ritz in a statement June 17. "The U.S. is out of options and retaliation cannot be avoided by drawing out this process." Canada ...

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  13. Statement From Ministers Ritz and Fast on U.S. Country of Origin LabellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Market Wire

    The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. decision to seek arbitration at the World Trade Organization on the amount of damages caused by COOL. The decision comes after Canada requested WTO authority to impose retaliatory tariffs of more than $3 billion annually on U.S. exports due to damages caused by COOL.

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  14. Canada seeks $3 billion in tariffs on US products, in step toward trade warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Weyburn This Week

    ... by late summer - unless the U.S. Congress addresses Canadian and Mexican concerns, Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz warned Thursday. Congress is currently re-examining the law at the centre of the dispute: a requirement that meat sold in ...

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  15. Canada cana t afford to reject trade deal: commissionerRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... Certainly they are putting on a good show for (Japanese prime minister Shinzo) Abe," said agriculture minister Gerry Ritz. "At the end of the day, we'll work with them. These international trade agreements are as important for Canada as they are for ...

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  16. Food processors want foreign workers who can become Canadian citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... able to bring in people who want to immigrate to Canada and be Canadian citizens.'' Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said the government does have some programs that allow foreign workers to become permanent residents, but acknowledged that ...

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  17. Canada set to retaliateRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Western Producer

    ... "Canada's retaliation will be real and we expect it to be in effect late this summer," said agriculture minister Gerry Ritz from Washington on June 4. "It is not an option our government or our industries will entertain. A full repeal of COOL is the ...

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  18. Food industry wants foreign workers for jobs Canadians don't wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... able to bring in people who want to immigrate to Canada and be Canadian citizens." Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said the government has programs that allow foreign workers to become permanent residents, but acknowledged that more needs to ...

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  19. Want to know where your meat comes from? Congress repeals law requiring country-of-origin labelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Post-Standard

    ... labeling) passes the Senate and is signed by the president," said Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz.

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  20. Agribusiness Report June 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | KCRG

    ... solely and completely in the U.S.” Vilsack added that his Canadian colleague, agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, agreed while in Washington late last week that a voluntary label would be acceptable. According to Canada`s consul general in ...

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