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Country of Origin Labelling Taken Off Life Support
OTTAWA – International Trade Critic the Hon. Gerry Ritz, and Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin, welcomed passage of the US funding bill including the repeal of its mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) policy, as the President signed the bi
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Decision to repeal Country of Origin Labelling encouraging
Work must continue on retaliatory measures until legislation finalized. International Trade Critic the Hon. Gerry Ritz, and Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin, welcomed the inclusion to repeal protectionist Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) in the US fu
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Liberal Government Must Telegraph Tariff Intent: Keep Pressure on U.S. Lawmakers
OTTAWA – Every member of the U.S. Senate received a letter today from about 250 U.S. companies and trade associations, siding with Canada’s long-standing position against the U.S. protectionist policy on meat-labelling.
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Opposition calls on government to implement over $1 billion in WTO sanctioned retaliatory measures against U.S. over COOL
Ottawa - In today’s anticipated decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body Arbitration panel, Canada has been authorized to implement $1.055 billion CAD in retaliatory measures against the United States’ Country of
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Response to the Speech from the Throne
The Liberal Speech from the Throne was as short in length as it was on substance, and long on spending commitments. As unemployment rises, the Liberal government is going to make it more difficult for businesses to create jobs by increasing the Canadian
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Liberal Minister of International Trade says promoting trade “not her job.”
OTTAWA – The Liberal government is showing an alarming lack of urgency to support Canadian business by ratifying the milestone Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Official Opposition said today. Gerry Ritz, the Official Opposition Critic for Inter
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Harper Government Invests in Improvements to Community Infrastructure in the Lloydminster and Area
Today the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support of over $125,000 for six projects under the Government of Canada
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