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Statement from Ministers Ritz and Fast on Senator Stabenow's Proposed Bill to Amend United States Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)
"Senator Stabenow's COOL 2.0 fails to address Canada's concerns and would continue to undermine our integrated North American supply chains. By continuing the segregation of and discrimination against Canadian cattle and hogs, Senator Stabenow's measure w
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International Trade Centre Investment Announced by Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan
Today Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a commitment of $22 million, through Growing Forward 2, for the construction of a new 150,000 square foot multipurpose facility at Evraz Place calle
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Harper Government Establishes Market Access for Beef to Ukraine
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast, announced today that the Government of Canada has opened the Ukrainian market for beef (from cattle under 30 months) and ready-to-eat meat. This new market access marks a significan
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Crop Logistics Working Group Identifies Efficiencies in Grain Handling System
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that the Crop Logistics Working Group (CLWG) has completed its final report, identifying ways to improve the grain handling and transportation system across Canada.
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Agriculture Ministers Collaborate on Sector Challenges and Opportunities
Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) agriculture Ministers wrapped up their annual meeting today with commitments to ongoing coordinated activity to boost the competitiveness of a sector that generates over $100 billion to Canada’s economy, re
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Small-scale Farmers Celebrated at Small Farm Expo
Aspiring, new and experienced farmers will have an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills at farmer-led workshops and demonstrations at this year's Small Farm Expo.
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Harper Government Invests in Atlantic Grains and Oilseeds Sector to Boost Output
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont Gail Shea announced today an investment of $792,064 to the Atlantic Grains Council (AGC) to improve the quality and output of grains and oilseeds prod
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