Breaking new ground or putting up fences?

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz talks about supply management, WTO disputes and finding new markets for Canadian products.

The Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
“Canada’s supply-managed sector works for farmers and our government will continue to support it,” says Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz.
Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2010 12:00 am EDT

Canada is one of the world's largest breadbaskets. Last year, the country exported $38.8 billion worth of wheat, beef, canola oil and other agricultural and agri-food goods around the globe. That doesn't count the billions more in equipment and machinery that were shipped to developed and developing nations alike, or the vast amount of technology and expertise that was shared.

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