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Conservative MP for Vegreville—Wainwright (Alberta)

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

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to have this opportunity today to address the Ebola crisis in West Africa and to talk a bit about our ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, in the second petition, the petitioners feel that impaired driving laws are too lenient and they call for two things. They want new mandatory ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I just want to follow up on a question asked by my colleague opposite. In his answer, the member said that the leader had ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, as we approach the International Day of the Girl, the petitioners remind Parliament that 92% of Canadians support ending sex-selection pregnancy termination. The petitioners ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I was somewhat shocked by the member saying military action is needed but Canada should not be part of that. It is letting someone ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to present two petitions on behalf of constituents. In the first, the petitioners are calling for tougher penalties for those who ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, in this debate on time allocation, it is interesting to listen to the Liberal members opposite complain about our government's use of time allocation. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions that I will present quickly. The first is on a national bison day. The petitioners note that the bison is ...

More than 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 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 ...