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  • His favourite word is agriculture.

Liberal MP for Cardigan (P.E.I.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 65% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Ajd notre gouv lance une #PolitiqueAlimentaireCanada, et demande aux Cdns "Quels enjeux alimentaires vous préoccupe… https://t.co/TCWMXzHh5l

Posted on Twitter An exciting day as our govt launches a #FoodPolicy4Canada consultations, asking Canadians “what food issues matter… https://t.co/6TgKrAYV9k

Posted on Twitter Ajd notre gouv lance une #PolitiqueAlimentaireCanada, et demande aux Cdns "Quels enjeux alimentaires vous préoccupe… https://t.co/Y8ZUnfPl9q

This week

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to sit down w/ @NewsTalk770 and Peter Watts this afternoon to highlight the successes of Cdn producers… https://t.co/Z8TvDpyxJo

Posted on Twitter Plaisir de discuter des succès du nos agriculteurs avec @NewsTalk770 et Peter Watts ce midi à Calgary! #AgCan https://t.co/fdmOdMaLR4

Posted on Twitter Le transport est essentiel à l'#AgCan. Heureux de rencontrer les reprnts du #grain pour discuter la loi #C49 & comm… https://t.co/IuCGXowYkf

Mentioned by The Guardian Montague receives federal funding to expand public art Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay, centre, takes a short stroll with Montague area artists David Trimble and Lorraine Vatcher Tuesday after announcing $314,000 in federal funding for the Town of Montague to expand the Montague Centennial Art Trail.

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, as I have said many times in this House, we have supported and will continue to support supply management. With the duties relief program, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, as a former farmer and the Minister of Agriculture, I was certainly pleased with the last budget. I find that the government certainly became ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Guardian UPDATE: Ottawa seeks 20-year commitment for N.S.-P.E.I. ferry service Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay announced Friday the federal government is seeking a new 20-year commitment to the ferry service. Transport Canada launched a request for information process on Friday from any private sector companies that might be ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Guardian $5.2M announced in P.E.I. to encourage young Canadians to choose agriculture careers Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, who is the MP for Cardigan, announced a two-year investment of up to $5.2 million for the Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative. The initiative aims to help create good, well-paying jobs and to ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I have been in the House a long time and to be able to present as Minister of Agriculture the type of budget our ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our party fully supports our dairy farmers and our supply management system. We are the party that fought to implement supply management, and we ...

Mentioned by PotatoPro The Government of Canada provides funding to Expand Markets for Canadian Potatoes Member of Parliament Dan Vandal on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, was in Winnipeg on March 15 to provide remarks at the Canadian Horticultural Council 95th Annual General Meeting, where he announced more than ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, my hon. colleague is well aware that we support supply management. She is well aware that I announced $350 million for the dairy sector, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), yes, testing on the index of the Canadian cow slaughtered in the United States did include histology, polymerase chain reaction, ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Helps Expand Markets for Canadian Potatoes Member of Parliament Dan Vandal on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, was in Winnipeg today to provide remarks at the Canadian Horticultural Council 95th Annual General Meeting, where he announced more than ...

Mentioned by satPRnews (press release) Government of Canada Helps Expand Markets for Canadian Potatoes Member of Parliament Dan Vandal on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, was in Winnipeg today to provide remarks at the Canadian Horticultural Council 95th Annual General Meeting, where he announced more than ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be leading an upcoming trade mission to Vietnam and India as part of our government's effort to strengthen and expand ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, I think my hon. colleague is fully aware that CETA will benefit the agricultural sector by $1.5 billion a year. I think she is ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Genetically Modified Animals for Human Consumption, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b, ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to be back. Bonjour tout le monde. I want to take this opportunity to thank the committee for ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada Border Services Agency’s Duties Deferral Program as well as other issues ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Hello everyone. I'm honoured to be here today, and I know your committee has been doing a lot of important work. I ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Agriculture and Agri-Food, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon everyone. I'm honoured to be here today and I'm joined by my deputy minister, Andrea Lyon; assistant deputy minister, Pierre ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Recreational Fishing in Canada I was wondering, when you were talking about advertising, if you thought it should be left to governments or should there be a wildlife organization that ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Recreational Fishing in Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I certainly welcome the witnesses, who, I might add, are very informed. You indicated, Mr. Boudreault, that some of the ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Recreational Fishing in Canada Thank you very much. You indicated that certain people need licences to fish and, if I understood you correctly, certain people do not need licences to ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Recreational Fishing in Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Haley. Scientists aren't on the news much lately anyhow, I guess. We're not sure why, but they seem to be not ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Recreational Fishing in Canada You're absolutely correct. You mentioned, of course, the problem with Greenland and Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. Unfortunately, for governments in this country, fish have not always been ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-24 An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services