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  • His favourite word is budget.

Conservative MP for Vegreville—Wainwright (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 79.80% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Good morning, everyone. We are here, of course, to continue our study on the cross-country benefits of the oil and gas sector of the Canadian economy. ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am truly proud to rise today to speak to our budget implementation bill. I have listened to what members of the opposition have ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Good morning, everyone. We are here today to continue our study on the cross-Canada benefits of the oil and gas sector of the Canadian economy. Before ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I have been in the House over the past few days' debate of this bill, and the opposition have taken more time complaining about ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I have just received notice that Agrium's Carseland fertilizer facility has gone down due to mechanical failure. Agrium's Redwater, Alberta, nitrogen facility is expected ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Good morning, everyone. We're still trying to connect by video conference with some of the witnesses for today, but we will start the meeting. We're here ...

Spoke in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I want to commend the member opposite for his presentation today. In fact, he was doing really well until he got to the part ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted today to speak to Bill C-22. In my presentation I will answer some of the questions that I have asked of ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Good morning, everyone. We're here today to continue our study of the benefits of developing the oil and gas industry of the energy sectors. We have ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Good morning, everyone. We are here, as you all know, to begin a study on the cross-Canada benefits of developing the oil and gas sector of ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fifth report of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources in relation to Bill ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Grain Transport Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to be here tonight to take part in this debate. It is very unfortunate that there is a need for us ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, farmers have demonstrated what they are capable of by producing a huge record crop this year. That should be good news, but right now, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, ... Good afternoon, everyone. We're here to continue our study on Bill C-5, an act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore ...

Mentioned by Sherwood Park News Local MP talks taxes, deficit Monday, November 18, 2013 2:35:11 MST PM. Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit talks with Strathcona County residents during a town hall session at Ardrossan Memorial Hall on Thursday, Nov. 14. Leah Germian/Sherwood Park News/QMI Agency.

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... The Canada-Europe free trade deal is obviously very beneficial on its own. I was talking to the Turkish ambassador just in the last week. Of course, ...

Mentioned by Vermilion Standard Waste transfer station opens near Mannville From left: County of Minburn Administrative Executive Trudy Shukalak, Deputy Mayor Village of Mannville Margaret Hatch, MP Vegreville-Wainwright Leon Benoit, County of Minburn Councillor and Chairman of the Joint Landfill/Transfer Committee Richard ... “Our government's top priority is jobs, growth and long-term prosperity,” said Leon Benoit, the Member of Parliament for Vegreville-Wainwright, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Market Diversification in the Energy Sector Thank you very much. Thanks to all of you, again, for very informative presentations. I'm going to do something I very rarely do and take the ...

Mentioned by GlobalNews.ca Landslide traps 83 in Tibet gold mining area: reports Sports · The 5 biggest trades in NHL history · Conservative MP Leon Benoit leaves caucus meetings on Parliament Hill Wednesday March 27, 2013 in · News · Political Dodgeball: Politicians avoid the press · FILE - A government action plan sign is seen along ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Investigators are probing a fire at this home north of Toronto. (Jermaine Hylton ... Warawa's complaint was echoed by another Conservative backbencher, Alberta MP Leon Benoit, and backed by others. Their concerns revolve around their ability to take part in the 15-minute period each day set aside for members' statements. Warawa said ...

Mentioned by Sherwood Park News MP involved in free speech issue Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit is empathizing with a fellow MP who feels his freedom of speech was revoked last week. “I have had my rights taken away when it comes to representing my constituents on certain topics, and I just do not think that is ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald MPs represent people, not parties Langley, B.C., MP Mark Warawa and Alberta MP Leon Benoit complained about having been stricken from the Conservative roster to participate in the members' statements period. Warawa said he was removed from the list last week and told the Commons, "The ... In the section on "The Role of a Member of Parliament," the website describes the Commons Chamber as "a place where MPs can put local, regional or national issues in the spotlight. They represent their constituents' views by presenting petitions, making ...