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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.

This week

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I had the great opportunity to speak to the reception of the CFA the other night. I know the member was there as well. ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the hallmark of this government is listening to our industry when it comes to agriculture. We continue to work with it arm in arm ...

Spoke in the House on Food Safety Mr. Speaker, the World Organization for Animal Health recognizes Canada as a controlled risk status country. The CFIA and the market access secretariat continue to engage ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Food Safety Mr. Speaker, unfortunately, but not unexpectedly, another positive case of BSE was found in a cow in northern Alberta, in the Spruce Grove area I understand. ...

Mentioned by Optimist COOL labeling, rail transport key issues for Ritz - The Battlefords News Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz speaks to Battleford Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club members at the Tropical Inn Monday. Photograph By John Cairns. Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz was in his riding Monday after a few eventful days ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce the first Canada Job ... REGINA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Battlefords–Lloydminster, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), the CFIA has taken immediate action with regard to the regulatory authority for which it is responsible upon learning of ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Brandon Sun Tories pile on pain for grain farmers Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Conservative MP David Anderson stole the farmer-owned Canadian Wheat Board, which was run by farmers, paid for by farmers and returned all profits to farmers. It is now in the process of ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Digital Journal Harper Government Supports the Growth of the Tomato Industry Member of Parliament Dave Van Kesteren (Chatham - Kent - Essex), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $214,682 to help the Ontario Tomato Research Institute increase yields and develop new varieties of tomatoes ...

Mentioned by Optimist New manufacturing plant contributing to Battleford growth - The Battlefords News Also taking part were Theresa Bilous standing in for MP Gerry Ritz, LMG president and Lee Gottschlich and Debbie Hudson, administration manager for LMG. Photos submitted. (With files from Jayne Foster). The arrival of Leading Manufacturing Group Inc. at ...

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.

Spoke in the House on Canadian Wheat Board Mr. Speaker, this is not a political process, as we said when we put that bill forward in October 2011. This is following the timeline and ...

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

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, ...

More than three 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 ...

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