Gerry Ritz

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Interrupting women is a social disease that resists eradication: Paradkar

... as Trump said of his rival Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail, or less than adult for having a “meltdown” as Canadian MP Gerry...

New grain transportation bill prompts cheers among farmers

Former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, who said the bill “got most of it right,” called that change troubling. “I'm not sure how you make that...

BC winery owners facing life in Chinese prison for alleged smuggling

... ice wine in Canada" had been declared at around 10 Yuan a bottle (under $2 Cdn), when it was worth many times that amount.

Trudeau, Trump relationship begins on cordial grounds

(subscription)Former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz went as far as to say Trump “takes this stuff with a very thin skin” when asked Feb. 9...

Trudeau, Trump To Talk Economic Issues At White House

Gerry Ritz, a Conservative member of Parliament, said Trudeau should avoid a sharp confrontation with Trump, despite encouragement from social media. "Listen a lot, smile...

Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump to meet Monday in Washington

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will discuss Canadian values and jobs with U.S. President Donald Trump when the pair meets in person for the...

Liberals edge towards new Pacific trade agreement

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative trade critic Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster, Sask.) welcomed the prospect of free trade with ASEAN, pointing to Indonesia and the Philippines as the...

The Sprout: Ontario farmers protest expanded protections for livestock predators

(subscription)On Twitter, former Conservative Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz (who turns 65 today) also waded into the grain transport debate. Higher food costs are again...

Tories accuse the Liberals of turning their back on forestry jobs

... since coming to office, but his government continues to miss their own deadlines for a new softwood lumber agreement and we have no confidence...

Summer committee meeting on softwood lumber 'waste of time and money,' says Liberal MP

(subscription) (subscription)The calls on both occasions have come from all four Conservative and NDP members of the Trade Committee: NDP trade critic Tracey Ramsey...

Layer hen rules fuelling scrutiny

The request relates to correspondence between former Conservative agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and his parliamentary secretary Pierre Lemieux. NFACC chair Ryder Lee says the organization...

IDOE Seeks Funding For Pre-K, Tuition Support

Inside INdiana Business - Inside INdiana ...Inside INdiana BusinessThe Indiana Department of Education has submitted its budget request for the next two years. The department...

Liberals nix summer meetings on import issues…

(subscription)3 at the request of Conservative MP Randy Hoback, a demand that was backed by fellow Conservatives Gerry Ritz and Dave Van Kesteren and...

Want to be a Canadian Grain Commission commissioner?

The committee prepared a short list of suitable candidates to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz who made the final selection. In the past, the process was...

Another year the CWB will be missed

To add insult to injury a few days ago I got a shamelessly hypocritical mail out from my MP Gerry Ritz. The same MP that...

Trump tries to TURN THE PAGE -- Great NYT on Khans' life -- GERRY BAKER's 'oddly truncated' memo – SARAH ...

Amalia Stott, spending her day daydreaming about cheese boards at the Ritz in Boston ... Mary Elgar ... Mia Terry (h/ts Teresa Vilmain) … Doug...

Final Results: Montana State Senior Golf

Gerry Veis, Havre. 86-93-87--266. Rod Stirling, SBY. 95-88-88--271. Dan Runyan, LIV. 94-88-96--278. Mark Menke, HNA. 103-105-101--309. Freshman Flight 7. Larry Wagner, BLGS. 83-88-89--260. Mark Watson,...

Churchill port hit by new grain realities

(subscription)Saskatchewan MP and former Conservative federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said the OmniTrax decision is unfortunate but not completely unexpected. With capacity added to...

Results from the 58th Montana State Senior Championship

Kurt Kaiser, Emigrant…88-84--172. Gery Schneider, Butte…89-85--174. R. T. Ray, Whitefish…89-87--176. Randy Hinzman, Kalispell…88-89--177. Scott Voytoski, Great Falls…88-89--177. Gerry Veis, Havre…86-93--179. Dan Runyan, Livingston…94-88--182.

The Sprout: Trade committee to weigh ag issues

(subscription) (subscription)The meeting was convened at the the request of former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, former Trade Committee Chair Randy Hoback, Conservative MP Dave...

The Sprout: Trade committee to weigh ag issues

(subscription) (subscription)The meeting was convened at the the request of former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, former Trade Committee Chair Randy Hoback, Conservative MP Dave...

Transportation stakeholders not wooed by…

(subscription)Farmers and provincial agriculture ministers aren't the only ones baffled by the process thus far. Upon hearing Saskatchewan and Manitoba's agriculture ministers haven't talked...

Premier calls OmniTrax closure of Churchill port a 'leverage tactic'

Premier Brian Pallister claims OmniTrax shuttered the Port of Churchill in an effort to pry more cash out of the province for its port and...

Freight service to Churchill slashed in half

The port and the Hudson Bay Railway, however, constitute an inefficient and risky means of moving grain, said Conservative Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz, the former...

EXCLUSIVE: DONNA BRAZILE on her DNC -

- .Politico--Ritz bar scene late night, where MC Hammer was hanging out until the last call at 3:30 a.m.: HRC bundler Richard Sullivan and wife...

LIBRARY NEWS: Teen 'Lock-In' and All-Ages Movie Tomorrow

“Before You Judge Me” by Tavis Smiley and David Ritz reveals the final months of Michael Jackson's life. “Love Wins” by Pulitzer Prize winner Debbie...

Savvy shoppers flock north to save 50pc by cashing in on weak sterling

Ritz crackers in the North were priced at €1.19 compared with €2 in the Republic. Kettle Chips would set you back €2.37 in Northern Ireland...

New Orleans real estate transfers for June 18-24, 2016

5043: Landcraft LLC to Gerry B. Easley and Jody J. Troxclair, $352,000. Parkwood Court South 11130: Son H. Tran to Ashley Lacoste ... S. Liberty...

Sod turning for new Maymont grain terminal

On hand were officials from GrainsConnect, GrainsCorp and Zen-Noh as well as MPs Kelly Block (Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek) and Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster), as well as...

Leaders summit still holds weight: politicians, pundits

(subscription) (subscription)“It could be a done deal very quickly,” depending on how Republicans do in the election, said Conservative MP Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster, Sask.).

Award-Winning Business Leaders Discuss Colorado's Path to Performance Excellence

(press release) (press release)DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/16 -- Today, over 100 local business executives gathered at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Denver to...

Canada won't much miss Obama

“It flatlined with Obama taking over,” Conservative MP Gerry Ritz said Friday. As Stephen Harper's agriculture minister from 2007 to 2015, Ritz spent much of...

The start of the great age of the silver screen in Darlington

(registration) (registration)... the day after George V's coronation, and one of its first films was footage of the great ceremony. With the Empire plus...

Mexico to Suspend US Trade Preferences due to Meat Labels Dispute

This was according to Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast. Once the WTO approves Canada's request, the country wants to...

AAFC honours PAU alumnus

Last year, Federal Agricultural Minister Gerry Ritz announced a total contribution of $3.4 million through this partnership aimed at combining the strength of producers, along...

A Brexit would inflame Canada's hot housing market

"This is the beginning of change," said Gerry Ritz, the Conservative MP from Saskatchewan who, as Stephen Harper's agriculture minister, spent nearly a decade trying...

A Brexit would inflame Canada's hot housing market

"This is the beginning of change," said Gerry Ritz, the Conservative MP from Saskatchewan who, as Stephen Harper's agriculture minister, spent nearly a decade trying...

Gender-neutral national anthem bill just needs senate approval now

The Conservatives opposed the bill on the grounds that important pieces of the national heritage shouldn't be trifled with. If they are changed, it should...

Mauril Belanger's Gender-Neutral Anthem Passes Final Vote

The Conservatives opposed the bill on the grounds that important pieces of the national heritage shouldn't be trifled with. If they are changed, it should...

House passes grain transport law extension unanimously

(subscription)Conservative agriculture critic Chris Warkentin, NDP agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau, NDP transport critic Linda Duncan, former Conservative Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Public...

RCMP investigate Naber Specialty Grains

In 2007, former agriculture minister Gerry Ritz suggested the CGC drop its producer security because it was expensive and often failed to cover all of...

Exercise 'good judgment' if confronted with a situation like Duffy affair in future: Gerstein

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster, Sask.), who said Mr. Harper is a big draw to the party's fundraising events, also said he is...

Your Sports: Golf

Flag winners: 1, Don Charpentier, Paul Keneally; 2, Chad Geering, Kyla Clancy; 3, Dan Gray, Shane Flohr; 4, Carey Ziebarth, Gerry Fagen; 5, Zach Waitman,...

2016 Cadillac Escalade

“We have the largest Cadillac Escalade selection in the state of Louisiana,” said JK Khamiss, general sales manager of Gerry Lane Cadillac. “The 2016 Escalade...

Cleavers decision not serving farmers

(subscription)A cleaver infestation of only five percent (a minor infestation) potentially costs growers hundreds of millions of dollars. Gerry Ritz, former federal agriculture minister...

Canadian Bankers Call on Government to Cool Home Prices

Gerry Ritz, a Conservative lawmaker and Harper's former agriculture minister, countered that Trudeau needs to balance expanding trade with pushing China on human rights and...

Trudeau, Guarding Family Legacy, Woos China Amid Japan Standoff

Gerry Ritz, a Conservative lawmaker and Harper's former agriculture minister, countered that Trudeau needs to balance expanding trade with pushing China on human rights and...

'Hopefully this year' - Grainne Seoige and fiancé Leon Jordaan move wedding plans along

Grainne Seoige and partner Leon Jordaan. Picture: GERRY MOONEY. Under the sun: Grainne Seoige and Leon Jordaan in the bush Grainne Seoige and Leon Jordann...

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, May 28 Through June 5

Upstream Gallery, 8 Main Street. 914-674-8548; upstreamgallery.com. HUDSON Deradoorian and Emily Ritz, pop and experimental. May 28 ... Darrow School, 110 Darrow Road. 888-820-1696; tannerypondconcerts.org.

From the Archives: Liberal MP urges three prairie pools to amalgamate

(subscription)Gerry Ritz planned to table a private member's bill that would allow farmers selling their wheat to a producer-owned valued-added operation to bypass the...