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Conservative MP for Battlefords—Lloydminster (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 66.90% of the vote.

This week

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Harper Government Invests in Research to Support Canada's Bioproducts Sector - SYS Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Mike Wallace (Burlington) today announced an investment of $7 million to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada for a first-of-its-kind national bioproducts cluster. This cluster will help bridge the gap between ...

Mentioned by Brantford Expositor Agriculture minister talks up trade with China BURFORD - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz talked up the importance of growing the trade relationship with China during a stop in Brant County on Wednesday. A prospering China has a burgeoning appetite for food and the Canadian government is ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Invests in Livestock Genetics for Export Market Development Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, today announced an investment of $1.6 million to the Canadian Livestock Genetics Association (CLGA) to help open new export markets to boost the global sale of ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests in Research for Ginseng Sector to Improve Yields Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honourable Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk, today announced an investment of $423,000 to the Ontario Ginseng Growers Association (OGGA) to help the industry boost productivity and ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Media Advisory: Harper Government Announces Support for Bioproducts Industry Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Mike Wallace (Burlington) will be at EcoSynthetix Inc. in Burlington on Thursday, September 11, to make an announcement in support of Canada's bioproducts industry.

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) Harper Government Invests in Livestock Genetics for Export Market Development Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, today announced an investment of $1.6 million to the Canadian Livestock Genetics Association (CLGA) to help open new export markets to boost the global sale of ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, since NAFTA put some rules in place, we work with the Americans on the WTO, we work with them on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, that is a very important question because it actually laid the foundation to be able to move forward with UPOV '91. When the old ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, it very interesting that the member for Malpeque pulled himself from agricultural files several years ago because the agricultural industries out there did not ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD, ... I know there are some changes in the inspection of seed grain and the way that's done, actually moving to a private sector model that is ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, we have a very positive record working with farmers of all calibre across this great country, including the supply-managed sector. We continue to work ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I am not sure anyone is entitled to compensation. We have not actually finalized the deal through this House of Commons, so I am ...

Spoke in the House on Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it is indeed a pleasure to report Bill C-30 back to the House. ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I like the admission that they sometimes listen; that is very helpful. At the end of the day, of course, we have a balanced ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, as the member opposite knows, the panels ended last night, with representation from across the spectrum out there, predominantly from western Canada, where they ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness and Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada ... Mr. Chair, it is indeed a pleasure to be here with Minister Raitt and our support teams to talk about this and the attention this committee ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-30 An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide for other measures

Introduced legislation Government bill C-18 An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Agricultural and Agri-Food Products Supply Chain and Subject-matter of the Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. It's always a pleasure to be here. I have with me here today my deputy minister, Suzanne ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Saskatchewan 2012 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I certainly welcome the points made by my colleagues at this end of the table. I certainly welcome the dissenting report by ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the diligence of this committee. You're actually doing two jobs at once. I can see the headline now in the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-13: Vote 1b, 5b, 10b and 25b under AGRICULTURE ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have with me here today my deputy minister, Suzanne Vinet; George Da Pont, president of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency; Paul ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill S-11, An Act respecting food commodities, including their inspection, their safety, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm joined today by officials from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency: the president, George Da Pont, as well as Neil Bouwer, Paul ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Expenditure Plans for the Department for the fiscal year 2011-12 and Main ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Good day, everyone. As you well know, Mr. Chair, our government's top priority is the economy, and Canada's agricultural industry plays an ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-18 An Act to reorganize the Canadian Wheat Board and to make consequential and related amendments to certain Acts