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Conservative MP for Vegreville—Wainwright (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I must say it is a refreshing change for members of the New Democratic Party to support a trade deal. This is the first ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions that I am pleased to present on behalf of constituents. The first is on prostitution. The petitioners note that the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, the member for South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale, the member for Mississauga—Streetsville, and I were in Iraq. We visited three camps just three or four days ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by StarAfrica.com MP Leon Benoit to Make an Announcement Regarding Humanitarian Assistance ... OTTAWA, Canada, 9 July 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / – Leon Benoit, Member of Parliament (Vegreville – Wainwright), on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will deliver remarks at an event ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Leon Benoit to Make an Announcement ... - SYS VEGREVILLE, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/14 -- On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Leon Benoit, Member of Parliament (Vegreville-Wainwright), will make an announcement on Friday ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Leon Benoit to Make an Announcement ... - SYS VEGREVILLE, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/14 -- On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Leon Benoit, Member of Parliament (Vegreville-Wainwright), will make an announcement on Friday ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act You have your own members heckling.

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to present, on behalf of constituents, a petition whereby they note that an Environics poll has indicated that 92% of Canadians ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present on behalf of constituents. In the first, constituents have expressed concern about the classification of firearms changing without ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have two reports to table today. I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present today. The first petition is on the changes to the classification of firearms without adequate public consultation and ...

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 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 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 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 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 ...