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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.

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Mentioned by IT Business Net Harper Government Invests in Crop Research and Development Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar) today announced an investment of up to $2.16 million to the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) to address the crop sector's need for improved ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Harper Government Invests in Crop Research and Development - SYS Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar) today announced an investment of up to $2.16 million to the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) to address the crop sector's need for improved ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Harper Government Invests in Crop Research and Development - SYS Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar) today announced an investment of up to $2.16 million to the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) to address the crop sector's need for improved ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests in Crop Research and Development Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar) today announced an investment of up to $2.16 million to the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) to address the crop sector's need for improved ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests to Improve the Competitiveness of Canadian Flaxseed Member of Parliament Joyce Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $3 million to the Flax Council of Canada to improve the genetic performance and agronomics of flax, an important ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests to Discover New Markets for Canadian Seafood ... Member of Parliament for Vancouver South Wai Young, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of over $740,000 in matching funds to help the Canadian seafood sector expand into new global markets and increase sales ...

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, like the Minister of International Trade and like agricultural groups across our great country, we are excited about the potential to serve some 500 ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, of course we cannot control what the Americans are going to do, but having said that, we continue to work with our Horticultural Council. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...

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