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Wilson clarifies Ritz remarks

Re: "Agriculture Minister Ritz changes channel, focusing on expanding agriculture markets internationally," (The Hill Times, June 1, p. 20). The lead paragraph in your feature on Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz attributes to me the view that the minister's effort to switch the emphasis in the farm debate from farm subsidies and safety nets to expanded trade has been one of his "best moves." That implies that I think it was the correct move. I have made no such judgment.

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Wilson clarifies Ritz remarks

Re: "Agriculture Minister Ritz changes channel, focusing on expanding agriculture markets internationally," (The Hill Times, June 1, p. 20). The lead paragraph in your feature on Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz attributes to me the view that the minister's effort to switch the emphasis in the farm debate from farm subsidies and safety nets to expanded trade has been one of his "best moves." That implies that I think it was the correct move. I have made no such judgment.

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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