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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Conservative MP for Battlefords—Lloydminster (Saskatchewan)

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

Three days ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests to Support Health Beverage Manufacturer 17, 2014) - Member of Parliament Bernard Trottier (Etobicoke-Lakeshore), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $67,000 to Zpirit Foods to help broaden the market reach of their unique line of health beverages.

This week

Mentioned by Digital Journal Harper Government Helps Lead the Way for Healthy Snack Food Products Member of Parliament Peter Kent (Thornhill), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced a $782,000 repayable contribution to Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. to help the company commercialize its innovative, organic snack foods. This support ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, I want to thank and congratulate my colleague from Yellowhead for that question. He is absolutely right. No one in western Canada understands what ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-48 An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Prince Albert Daily Herald Hoback defends feds' Canadian Wheat Board decision The feds' rejection of a Canadian farmer-led bid to take over the Canadian Wheat Board left Winnipeg Centre MP Pat Martin asking if Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has “lost his freaking mind.” Taking a more measured approach, Prince Albert MP Randy ...

Mentioned by Prince Albert Daily Herald Hoback defends feds' Canadian Wheat Board decision The feds' rejection of a Canadian farmer-led bid to take over the Canadian Wheat Board left Winnipeg Centre MP Pat Martin asking if Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has “lost his freaking mind.” Taking a more measured approach, Prince Albert MP Randy ...

Mentioned by Optimist Ritz accused in Parliament of 'losing his freaking mind' on CWB - The Battlefords News Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz was on the hot seat of some vicious attacks from the NDP on the topic of the Canadian Wheat Board, with tempers getting a little too heated from the opposition side of the aisle. Welland MP Malcolm Allen, himself no ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, any good Habs fan will tell you that is not true. Certainly we have done very well when it comes to dealing with the ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the member opposite likes to cherry-pick his facts. I have some great ones here. The number of Canadian farms earning half a million dollars ...

Mentioned by Optimist Ritz accused in Parliament of 'losing his freaking mind' on CWB - The Battlefords News Tuesday's proceedings in the House of Commons proved testy and the federal minister of agriculture was right in the middle of it. Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz was on the hot seat of some vicious attacks from the NDP on the topic of the Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, the easy answer is that absolutely none of that is true or based upon any kind of fact at all. The Farmers of North ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I said no such thing at committee. What I said was that the so-called assets are heavily leveraged. It has a building in Winnipeg ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's great to be back at this committee. I'm joined today, as you said, by the deputy minister, Andrea Lyon; Greg Meredith, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, about the only thing in that statement that is correct is that there are hundreds of quality Canadian cheeses produced in our great country. ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the member opposite for his constructive criticism. It did not surprise me at all that the canola growers would want a bigger ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), in 2013, confined field research trials were not prohibited at the Central Experimental Farm, CEF. While Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Mr. Chair, I'm pleased to be here today, and I'm equally pleased that Bill C-18, the proposed agricultural growth act, has come before this committee for ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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