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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Conservative MP for Vegreville—Wainwright (Alberta)

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

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Review of propane markets in Canada Good morning, everyone. We're here to continue our study of the propane market of last year. As we heard last week, the market was filled with ...

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I have heard the opposition complain about what the former Liberal government did in trying to search out root causes, which is fine, but ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions today. The first petition notes that there are hundreds of thousands of displaced Christians in Iraq and that they are ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, it is a little embarrassing to get up after what the previous member was saying. It certainly is beneath me to get involved in ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour today to present a petition on behalf of constituents. The petitioners note that 92% of Canadians believe sex selective pregnancy ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am a little confused by what the member just said. The member said that once there is a universal child care program for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise on behalf of constituents to present a petition on gender selection pregnancy termination. These constituents note that 92% of ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Sex Selection Mr. Speaker, in light of the 85th anniversary of the Persons Case, I acknowledge the many Canadians who are working to ensure that all human beings ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, we have heard the member talk at length about the importance of applying the law of the land to the people of this place, ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Fort Saskatchewan Record Fort MP takes on sex-selective abortion Local MP Leon Benoit took a stab at gender-selective abortion on June 5, when he presented a petition to Parliament condemning the practice, which he said is a widespread issue in Canada. In his speech to the throne earlier this month, Benoit said: “It was ...

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 ...