Recognizing differences between animal health and welfare

By launching a federally-coordinated national strategy to improve welfare on Canadian farms, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz could give industries the tools they need to shine on the global stage.

While Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz spends much of his time promoting Canadian industries to the world, he would have a lot more to crow about if Canada were as much a leader in animal welfare as it is in animal health, writes Sayara Thurston. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Sayara Thurston

PUBLISHED : Friday, April 10, 2015 5:58 PM

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