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The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and a member of the Canadian Parliament for Battlefords—Lloydminster since 1997.
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ENG: Gerry Ritz, PC, MP (born August 19, 1951) is Canada's Agriculture minister and a Canadian Member of Parliament for Battlefords—Lloydminster, a largely rural riding in Saskatchewan. Born in Delisle, Saskatchewan, he was elected as the Reform Party candidate in the 1997 general election, and then re-elected with the Canadian Alliance in the 2000 election and the Conservative Party of Canada in the 2004 election. Ritz has been the vice-chair of the House of Commons Agriculture Committee since 2002. He was appointed Secretary of State for small business and tourism in the Harper government on January 4, 2007. On August 14, 2007, Ritz was promoted to the Cabinet as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food replacing Chuck Strahl. Prior to his political career, Ritz worked as a ...
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Gerry Ritz Food Labels


The federal government’s decision to stop policing nutrition claims on food labels threatens Canadians’ health and leaves consumers with little recourse when food labels are wrong, the head of an agricultural union says. In the budget released Thursday, the Conservative government announced it would no longer verify nutrition claims on food labels, and will instead set up a website where consumers can take their concerns directly to food producers. “The Government will change how the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) monitors and enforces non-health and non-safety food ...


Ritz defends federal budget


Losing $310 million over the next three years, the federal agriculture department will have to do more with less, its minister said Friday in Regina. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said the cuts revealed in Thursday’s federal budget are, “mostly backroom administrative savings”, adding his department “will be delivering the same programs to farmers, to food processors, through a more streamlined administrative process.” But a emailed note from his office later Friday morning said, “the majority of our savings will be through administrative initiatives. ...


Ritz Comments On Possible Trade Agreement


A completed free trade agreement with Japan has the potential to increase Canadian exports to the country by as much as two-thirds.Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz made that comment yesterday while speaking with reporters regarding his agricultural trade mission to the country. Over the weekend it was announced negotiations have been launched to form an economic partnership agreement with Japan.Ritz said an agreement with Japan could provide tremendous opportunities for our ag sector, “Japan is already our agriculture industries second largest market. Importing most of their food needs, ...


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Governments Invest $1 Million to Teach Kids About Agriculture
Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a new $1 million five-year funding agreement with Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan. This represents a $550,000 increase in funding over th
Minister Ritz Leads Mission to China to Strengthen Agricultural Science and Trade Partnerships
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be in China next week leading a delegation of more than 70 people representing over 30 agricultural groups and four provinces to expand and improve trade access, continue to build on research and science collaboration,
Growing Forward 2 supports agriculture industry development
British Columbia agriculture and agri-food projects, supporting everything from innovation to food safety, are receiving more than $2.9 million in funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia.
Governments Announce Funding for Livestock Industry Research Projects
Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced two new research projects worth nearly $1 million that will benefit livestock producers in the province and across Canada. Governments will provide



 
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