The Hill: Provinces buy into the Gerry Ritz vision of agricultural policy

The Tory ag minister is succeeding in changing the debate from what governments owe producers toward what can be done to make the market return more


Slowly but surely, federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz is changing the focus of agricultural policy debates in Canada.

Not so long ago, the main federal-provincial argument was about how to cut the cash, how much aid should go to each province and what was fair.

Better Farming - May 2009