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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.

Yesterday

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 ...

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Didn't vote on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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.

Two months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

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