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Conservative MP for Huron—Bruce (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

Two days ago

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Huron-Bruce MP Feels Federal Budget Announcement Is Ironic For Ag Sector Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb feels the latest federal budget contains some irony when it comes to the agricultural sector. He says the industry was named as a target for growth, yet there's very little money in the new budget for farm-related improvement.

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Huron Bruce MP Disappointed By Latest Federal Budget Huron Bruce MP Ben Lobb is disappointed the Federal budget does not offer any net new money for rural areas. He says the budget only provided 1.3 billion dollars in new money, and it all goes to big cities. He says there is extensive infrastructure ...

Posted on Twitter Another bad move for Justin today. Won't defend his budget in Parliament, instead campaigning on taxpayers dollars https://t.co/TIEFVjQ4gE

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Huron-Bruce MP Says Budget Does Little For Rural Residents The Conservative MP for Huron-Bruce says the 2017 federal budget does not do enough for rural Ontario. This year's numbers are calling for the deficit to reach $28.5 billion for 2017-18, with a planned reduction to $18.8 billion by 2021-22. Ben Lobb ...

Posted on Twitter Bill Morneau won't answer when Canada will have a balanced budget again. Turns out Justin was wrong, budgets don't balance themselves.

Posted on Twitter Canadians will pay more for beer, wine and spirits. EI premiums will be going up. Canada Savings bonds eliminated.

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau will add 100 Billion in debt over 4 years. His stimulus budgets have actually done the opposite and slowed growth!

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau budget a big city budget that ignores Rural Canada. No new money for water, sewer, road and bridge improvements.

This week

Posted on Twitter My thoughts and prayers are with our UK Colleagues & First Responders today

A week ago

Mentioned by Goderich Signal Star “Cannabis is being used in Huron County right now, it will continue to be used, so in a lot of ways it's hard to say ... Edgar added that the health unit wanted to make it clear that its does not promote marijuana. Ben Lobb, MP for Huron-Bruce, is against legalizing marijuana. He said there are issues that must be addressed to before passing a bill for marijuana to be ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 They gave $376 million to a company that, at best, is in the second quartile for the TSX 60. For all the members who are afraid ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 With all due respect to Mr. Schaan, I hear what you're saying, and members of Parliament who have been here for a while understand the gazetting ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Clinton News Record MP Lobb announces 4th annual Hometown Heroes hockey game to be held in Goderich Huron Bruce MP Ben Lobb recently announced that the 4th annual Hometown Heroes “Raise a Little Health” charity hockey game will take place on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Goderich. Since 2014, the game has raised over $130,000 for three community ...

Mentioned by Seaforth Huron Expositor MP Lobb announces 4th annual Hometown Heroes hockey game to be held in Goderich Huron Bruce MP Ben Lobb recently announced that the 4th annual Hometown Heroes “Raise a Little Health” charity hockey game will take place on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Goderich. Since 2014, the game has raised over $130,000 for three community ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Fair enough. I just thought I would ask. I wonder, Ms. Beckton, if you could give me some more comments on this legislation. My opinion is ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 By the way, these microphones were made by white men, so you can see why there's a problem with them. I have a number of issues ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Okay, but I think the flaw in that argument is that some of the largest shareholders in corporations are corporations as well, so you're asking someone ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. With the sounds of this today, maybe some of these Liberal members will be voting against their own government's bill. ...

Spoke in the House on Charles Mann Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honour a true Canadian hero. Charles Mann, a veteran of World War II, passed away this January. Charles joined the ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Thanks very much. The first point I would like to make is that it's unfortunate that the minister isn't here today. I thought that would be ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House today to talk about a very important trade agreement for Huron—Bruce, the riding I represent. ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote ... Okay. Your mandate letter also talks about using science and scientific information to do other things. I won't quote it specifically, but the question I have ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I know the member has a similar riding to mine, hers is probably a little less rural than mine. Specifically around the issues that ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the disposition of government assets since November 4, 2015: (a) on how many occasions has the government repurchased or reacquired a lot which ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the disposition of government assets since November 4, 2015: (a) on how many occasions has the government repurchased or reacquired a lot which ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, a member in his riding donated close to $1,500, and lo and behold, ended up on the Prime Minister's delegation to Ukraine. Let us ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Agriculture's chief of staff has been a walking, talking conflict of interest since he hired her. As we speak, a clerk ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the member has been a member of Parliament for eight years, as I have. Can he ever remember a Liberal asking a question about ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-232 An Act to amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)