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  1. New agriculture committee has one Prairie memberRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Western Producer

    ... to put Eyking on the international trade committee, where he will face off against Conservative trade critic Gerry Ritz, the former minister of agriculture. For his part, Harvey has been named a member of both the natural resources and public ...

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  2. White House defends Obama's rejection of Keystone pipeline over TransCanada lawsuitRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... include the company reapplying for a presidential permit for the project. Conservative international trade critic Gerry Ritz said that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "will have the perfect opportunity to raise this issue" with Obama at a state dinner ...

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  3. SARM happy with COOL newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... recent work on the issue, as well as former International Trade Minister Ed Fast and former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz for their diligence on this file in past years.

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  4. COOL repeal still not a guarantee in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Southwest Booster

    Country of Origin Labelling is still a hotly-debated topic in North America, and re-worded legislation is being written this week to go before United States Congress on Wednesday for a vote. The Saskatchewan Government says it is "cautiously optimistic" of a COOL repeal in the coming days.

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  5. Don't let proposed CTA reforms head to backaRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... effort to avoid any meaningful changes that might erode their market power.a Former agriculture minister Gerry Ritz was active on the transportation issue. Lawrence MacAuley, the new minister, is still trying to get his head around all the ...

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  6. COOL repeal still not a guarantee in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Southwest Booster

    The World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body adopted a fourth and final report in May of this year, confirming U.S. COOL requirements for muscle cuts of beef and pork violate its international trade obligations. Canada and Mexico submitted retaliatory requests to the WTO this summer, and the case was deferred to arbitration to the end of November 2015.

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  7. Railroaded: Farmers blame railways for lost billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Alberta Venture

    ... on historic averages. It's true that the railways move record volumes of grain, but former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz calls this a self-fulfilling prophecy. "Railways only recognize the cars they allocate - they don't recognize the cars that ...

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  8. Voters deserve say in electoral changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... system -a one that has been in use over the full life of this country -a to gain that majority. Gerry Ritz argued that his government's broad mandate from Western Canada was enough to move forward, even when faced with the results of a non-binding ...

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  9. Ag sector wants Trudeau to stand up for Canada onaRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... forced to do it, it's something that we would likely have to do," MacAulay said.a It's a far cry from the Gerry Ritz and Ed Fast days under the Conservatives, when the agriculture and trade ministers pushed hard for the full repeal of COOL. a ...

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  10. Ag critics will be watching the next throneaRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... a $4.3 billion compensation package for supply managed farmers. a The package, then-agriculture minister Gerry Ritz had said, would be used to cover concessions made under the pending Canada-Europe trade deal and the TPP. a ...

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  11. Russia opening its borders to more Canadian beef, Ritz reportsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | Times-Herald

    Russia is opening its borders to more Canadian beef, a "reinvigoration" of a market that took a hit after the discovery of mad cow disease more than six years ago, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said Tuesday." The Russian economy is still growing and we want to make sure opportunities for our farmers are growing as well," said the minister, wrapping up an agricultural trade mission to that country.

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  12. Kelly Block and Gerry Ritz are now part of the Conservative's new shadow cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Canada.com

    Over 10,000 lights are switched on for the first night of the Lights of Hope at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, November, 19, 2015. A vigorous cold front swept across southern British Columbia and Washington state on Tuesday, bringing gale-force winds that downed trees and wires, cutting power to tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers.

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  13. Biofuel a a costly misadventurea a " OpinionRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... so someone can drive his or her SUV? In a recent letter in The Western Producer, federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz states that biofuels reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent on a life cycle analysis. Ritz gives no source. Mark Delucchi ...

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  14. Grain commission wants reform bill to proceedRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... hold another round once it has more details on the proposed licensing requirements. Former agriculture minister Gerry Ritz was on board with licensing feed mills, but Gosselin said he has no idea what MacAulay feels about the plan. "We need to talk ...

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  15. Ag minister has full plate but must heed farmersaRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Western Producer

    New federal agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay of Prince Edward Island will apply a much different political agenda in a much changed agricultural landscape compared to his Conservative predecessor.a From 2007 until the recent election, Gerry Ritz successfully pursued the Conservative agenda to reduce government involvement in agriculture.

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  16. Meet the new federal ag ministerRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... has won nine consecutive elections and holds the record for the longest serving MP from P.E.I. Former ag minister Gerry Ritz had become a familiar figure to farmers and was known for his strong connections in the agri-food industry. MacAulay was ...

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  17. Who in Liberal party will become next agricultureaRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Western Producer

    ... as agriculture minister, putting his name among the possible contenders to replace outgoing agriculture minister Gerry Ritz. a Yet, as notable as Trudeau's caucus talent may be - with former MLAs, provincial ministers, community business ...

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  18. Meet the MP who will (briefly) be king of the Tory caucus at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... the longest period of unbroken service." That happens to be Obhrai, elected in 1997 along with Jason Kenney and Gerry Ritz, but whose victory happened to be officially recorded first. The 65-year-old - referred to deferentially as "mzee," or elder, ...

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  19. Deepak Obhrai to lead CPC's first post-Harper caucus meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | MacLeans

    ... the longest period of unbroken service." That happens to be Obhrai, elected in 1997 along with Jason Kenney and Gerry Ritz, but whose victory happened to be officially recorded first. The 65-year-old - referred to deferentially as "mzee," or elder, ...

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  20. Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai king of the Conservative caucus, for the momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    ... the longest period of unbroken service." That happens to be Obhrai, elected in 1997 along with Jason Kenney and Gerry Ritz, but whose victory happened to be officially recorded first. The 65-year-old - referred to deferentially as "mzee," or elder, ...

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