Posted On Aug 13, 2014
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today was joined by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island in addressing the Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) semi-annual meeting.
Posted On Aug 12, 2014
Growing Forward 2 (GF2) continues to deliver solid results for Newfoundland and Labrador's agriculture industry through joint investments in projects that support innovation, sustainability and competitiveness.
In 2013, the federal and provincial gover
Posted On Aug 01, 2014
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced today the coming into force of a series of important regulations and an Order in Council (OIC) related to the implementation of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30), wh
Posted On Jul 31, 2014
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the U.S.’s National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) summer conference where he stressed the importance of ending the discrimination against Canadian cattle and hogs under mandatory Country
Posted On Jul 18, 2014
Today, Canada's federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan for
Posted On Jul 17, 2014
Today, the Agri-Innovators Committee’s final report was presented to federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers during their annual meeting. The report outlines recommendations to help the sector realize its full growth potent
Posted On Jul 16, 2014
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn, today announced a combined federal-provincial investment of over $1.9 million to the Composites Innovation Centre to support FibreCITY, North Amer