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Conservative MP for Battlefords—Lloydminster (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 61% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @albertawheat @Sk_Wheat What will WGRF do?

Posted on Twitter @MichelleRempel @Cathy_McLeod Where is the media and union outrage?

Posted on Twitter @shantzc @manny_ottawa Where is the media and union outrage?

Posted on Twitter @CPAC_TV @AhmedDHussen @RalphGoodale A few months late to the party!

Posted on Twitter @althiaraj All escaping war torn Vermont

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @CPC_HQ This must be a huge morale boost for lifelong diplomats! Or not

A week ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Good. Thank you. Moving on, I saw your speech this morning. In the last few days you talked about labour and environmental clauses being very important ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Meet NAFTA negotiator Steve Verheul — the most important Canadian you've (probably) never heard of Conservative MP Gerry Ritz, a cabinet minister in the Harper government during much of the EU-Canada negotiation period, was especially effusive. He called him a “soft-spoken, quiet gentleman” and said: “We cannot say enough good things about Steve .

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada's goals for 'progressive' NAFTA include labour and environmental standards, gender equality Conservative MP Gerry Ritz asked whether the outstanding dispute on softwood lumber would continue to be pursued or whether it would be set aside until NAFTA was renegotiated. Freeland said she thinks negotiations on softwood lumber will continue in ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Optimist $10M to Khadr raises ire of Gerry Ritz - The Battlefords News News that Omar Khadr would be receiving a $10.5 million settlement from the federal Liberal government has prompted an immediate reaction from Gerry Ritz. The money is meant to compensate Khadr for human rights violations suffered in Guantanamo Bay ...

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I do not disagree with what the chair of the committee said, but I just want to underscore a couple of points that we ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, there are a number of issues. The minister quoted the Alberta Wheat Commission saying how much it looks forward to this, but it says ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleague's bringing forward this timely piece of legislation. I just renewed my PAL. It was going to be up again in ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, since the U.S. withdrew, high-level TPP discussions have continued in Chile, here in Canada, Vietnam, and will happen next in July in Japan. The ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs It is just 15 months late, and they are finally getting around to meeting with Amy, Mr. Speaker. That is just not good enough. Frankly, Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply That is not true.

Mentioned by Optimist Hogwash, says reader - The Battlefords News Well, here we go again, another supposedly responsible member of parliament, basically denying the existence of man made climate change. I am fed up with the likes of Gerry Ritz and other right wing deniers playing Russian roulette with the future of ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Madam Speaker, privacy has been out the window for the last 13 months. The family and the Changs deserve a lot better from the government. They ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Carlo, thank you for that. We had that little discussion at the beginning of the meeting. I've been saying that exact thing ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, it is a good thing that it is moving forward, but Japan is actually asking Canada to help it co-chair to help it lead ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Exactly. It's so important that we don't get behind the U.S. and Mexico when it comes to regulations, red tape, taxation, all these different things. How ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ladies and gentlemen, Minister, it's good to see you here today. It's like old home week. You mentioned maintaining the crop logistics ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Yes, that's what I thought. Anyway, say hi to your dad. It's always good to chat with you guys. On the beef side, we've learned a ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Good, thank you. The one thing government never does well is work at the speed of commerce. We have all these silos, and even when you ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Oh, it's yours. I should have known you were the smarter one. To follow up, Dan, you talked about the timeliness of this. When you are ...

Mentioned by Law360 (subscription) Canadian MP: Trump 'Shooting Himself In The Foot' On NAFTA ... Donald Trump continues to push for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, he may be “shooting himself in the foot” with his recent tough talk on Canada's dairy and lumber policies, Canadian Parliament member Gerry Ritz told ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects That was my next question, how important that is. In my father's generation, if you had grade 10, you were done. In my generation, it was ...

Mentioned by Optimist Gerry Ritz talks NAFTA and trade issues at Chamber - The Battlefords News Trade issues were front and centre in a meeting between Battlefords-Lloydminster Member of Parliament Gerry Ritz and the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce. With Parliament in recess for the week, Ritz took the opportunity to hold meetings on a file that ...

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

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

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