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Economic Action Plan 2015 a commitment to Jobs, Growth, & Security
MP Gerry Ritz welcomes the Conservative Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015. The plan will support jobs and growth in Battlefords-Lloydminster, will help our families and communities prosper, and will ensure the security of all Canadians.
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Grain Bag Recycling Program Receives $200,000 to Meet Demand
The federal and provincial governments have committed $200,000 to the continuation of the Grain Bag Recycling Pilot Project in 2015. The program collects both grain bags and twine province-wide.
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Stronger CWB increases competition in grain sector
Today Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced Government of Canada approval of a deal reached between Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) and G3 Global Grain Group which ensures CWB becomes a fully private and global competitor in the Canadian grain sector. With
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Harper Government Streamlines Variety Registration Process
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced upcoming changes to streamline and modernize the way crop varieties are registered in Canada. The Government of Canada worked closely with the crop production value chain to ensure that Canada’s Varie
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Investing in Grain Sector to Increase Exports
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of $1.4 million under Growing Forward 2 for two projects being led by the Canada Grains Council (CGC) to help the grain industry demonstrate its compliance with global sustainability requiremen
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Report Highlights Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector's Strength
The latest data shows that the agriculture and agri-food sector continues to generate significant economic benefits for Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) today released the annual Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System. Th
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Statement from Minister Ritz on the Supreme Court's Ruling on Marketing Freedom
Today the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the leave application to continue with the class action lawsuit brought by the Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board (Dennis et al) against the Government for removing the single-desk monopoly of the Canadian Wheat
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