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Conservative MP for Vegreville—Wainwright (Alberta)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Seems runaway Supreme Court often bases decisions on judges’ personal beliefs, not decisions of parliament or ‘law’. http://t.co/kM8vF3pLpO

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to speak today on the government's new pipeline safety act. I will be splitting my time with the new member for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am happy to present two petitions today. The first is on impaired driving. The petitioners want to toughen the laws for those who ...

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter I was thrilled to meet three young constituents at the @forum4YC dinner last night. Best of luck in the future! http://t.co/lv5k133u3e

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Assisted Suicide Mr. Speaker, Canadians tend to trust our courts, especially the Supreme Court, but this court has strayed into the role of law-making on several occasions over ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The #NDP attack rights of farmers, hunters, anglers & researchers by attempting to give animals human status #cdnpoli http://t.co/8a6DcyCQq2

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present today. The first is on behalf of petitioners who believe that impaired driving charges in Canada are not ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to celebrate #FLAG50 with #WWII Veterans, who serve as the living reminder of why we are still strong and free. http://t.co/mM4MKXbBUU

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the petitioners who signed the third petition call for tougher action on impaired driving. They call for a new mandatory sentence for those persons ...

Mentioned by Meridian Booster Leon Benoit talks terror during visit Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit paid a visit to Lloydminster on Feb 12, speaking about the 2015 federal budget and factors that will be considered in its creation. Though the audience was small at the luncheon hosted by the Lloydminster Chamber of ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Good afternoon, everybody. I want to welcome members of the committee back after a constituency workweek. I hope you had a good time meeting with constituents ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter 2/2 - Learn how you can help stop these threats to doctors’ freedom of conscience: http://t.co/uYesXTWOdb #prolife

Posted on Twitter 1/2 - Requiring doctors to perform abortions or assisted suicide, in violation of their beliefs, is wrong. http://t.co/wiizeKZY7e #prolife

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, in the third petition, the petitioners call for tougher treatment of those who cause death while driving impaired. Specifically, they want the implementation of ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, in the second petition, the petitioners call on Parliament to put in place tougher laws against impaired driving, so that a person convicted of ...

Mentioned by Fort Saskatchewan Record MP supports gov. business loans Local MP Leon Benoit has announced his support of a federal program he believes will help small businesses. On Jan. 26, Vegreville-Wainwright MP Benoit gave the thumbs up to an expansion of the Canada Small Business Financing Program, which allows ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...