On Thursday, February 5, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be available to speak to media via teleconference from Washington, DC, where he is holding meetings to reinforce Canada’s position on United States (U.S.) Country of Origin Labelling.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz is leading an industry delegation to Washington, D.C., this week to reinforce Canada’s position on United States (U.S.) Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) to key industry coalitions and members of the newly elected U.S. …
The Canada and Manitoba governments have provided $250,000 in research funding and $969,000 for equipment to help identify and address problems caused by canola diseases and pests, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food …
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, International Trade Minister Ed Fast, and Minister of Natural Resources as well as Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario Greg Rickford announced today that wood exports are expect…
The Harper Government is investing $950,000 in pulse research to help the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) identify new, innovative uses for the high-protein, high-fibre family of legumes, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today.
Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Senator Kelvin Ogilvie, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (ACOA), will make an announcement regarding a project in Wolfville.
Today Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced nearly $3.8 million in funding for 30 livestock and forage research projects.
Manitoba farmers will benefit from improvements to the AgriInsurance program, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada are providing $50,000 to the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador, supporting the organization’s ability to take advantage of emerging industry opportunities. Funding will be us…
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $443,000 in research to support the growth and sustainability of Manitoba’s soybean sector, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Member of Parliament …
The Harper Government will invest $3 million towards helping the Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) set up a world-class research and innovation centre at the University of Guelph. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz made the announcement at DFO’s Annual Gener…
>Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of up to $9.5 million to the Canola Council of Canada to support market development activities aimed at increasing the consumption and value of canola in domestic and global markets.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be at the annual general meeting of the Dairy Farmers of Ontario in Toronto on Wednesday, January 14 to make an announcement in support of dairy farmers.
Today Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced nearly $6.9 million for crop-related research through the Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund (ADF).
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today an investment of more than $3.3 million to Pulse Canada to help increase the use of pulse and pulse products in the food manufacturing industry and to assist multi-sector producers in responding to non-ta…
Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced funding today for three fisheries science and research projects in Nunavut.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Tuesday, January 13, to make an announcement supporting the development of pulse markets.
Please be advised that the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq will make an important announcement related to the Nunavut fisheries sector.
Livestock producers in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, who faced forage shortfalls due to extreme weather events over the past year, will be allowed to defer tax on their cattle sales for 2014.
British Columbia’s agri-food industry is receiving more than $2.5 million for 27 new projects supporting trial crops, and the development of new agricultural products and practices.
Berry Treasure Farm Ltd.:
$10,000 to test the efficacy of high tunnels housing (similar to a greenhouse structure) over Red Currents in reducing disease and providing higher quality fruit and berries earlier.
Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong (Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and Nova Scotia Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell, today announced an investment of $29,700 to the Sheep Producers Associat…
Member of Parliament Dave Van Kesteren (Chatham ¿ Kent ¿ Essex), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $214,682 to help the Ontario Tomato Research Institute increase yields and develop new varieties of tomatoes.
Member of Parliament (MP) Brad Trost (Saskatoon-Humboldt) today announced an investment of up to $260,000 to the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (Sask Pork) to help control two diseases that threaten swine and beef herds in Canada.
Member of Parliament Brad Trost (Saskatoon-Humboldt) today announced a combined investment of up to $1.16 million from the federal and Saskatchewan governments to Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise (PREVENT) to help develop a new vaccine against chronic…
Member of Parliament Brad Trost (Saskatoon-Humboldt) will be in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Thursday, December 18, to make an announcement supporting disease control for swine and beef herds in Canada.
Member of Parliament Bernard Trottier (Etobicoke-Lakeshore), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $67,000 to Zpirit Foods to help broaden the market reach of their unique line of health beverages.
Member of Parliament Brad Trost (Saskatoon – Humboldt) will be in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Wednesday, December 17, to make an announcement in support of animal health.
The Harper Government announced today that the Maple Products Regulations have been amended. These regulatory changes will help Canadian maple producers market and sell maple syrup in North America and around the world.
Member of Parliament Bernard Trottier (Etobicoke-Lakeshore), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will make an announcement in support of the food processing (beverage) sector on December 17.
Colin Mayes, Member of Parliament for Okanagan – Shuswap, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today celebrated the completion of upgraded water systems for the Little Shuswap Lake and O…
Member of Parliament for Yukon, Ryan Leef on behalf of the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, is pleased to announce today that the Government of Canada and the government of the Carcross/Tagish Fi…
Member of Parliament Peter Kent (Thornhill), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced a $782,000 repayable contribution to Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. to help the company commercialize its innovative, organic snack foods.
Between January 1 and June 30, 2014, $4,313,157 in funding was released under Growing Forward 2.
The governments of Canada and British Columbia have invested more than $4.3 million to support business development, innovation, food safety, and sustainability in B.C.’s agriculture sector, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and B.C. Agriculture …
Today, the federal and provincial governments announced $300,000 in funding over the next three years for Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan.
The University of Manitoba will receive more than $670,000 to purchase specialized equipment for agricultural research, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.
The Government of Canada introduced in the House of Commons today the Modernization of Canada’s Grain Industry Act. The Bill will build on major reforms made in 2012 by enhancing producer protections and improving grain quality and grain safety assurance.
Officials will host a technical briefing for media to discuss An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.