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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 Heureux que @Francis_Drouin annonce ac @JeffLeal_MPP 11.7M pr les fabricants alimentaires #ONag & une ligne d'embou… https://t.co/DTf5gQ2b0L

Posted on Twitter Happy to have @Francis_Drouin announce w @JeffLeal_MPP $11.7M for #ONag food & drink makers & $96K for… https://t.co/UIn7U1kh5u

This week

Posted on Twitter Bonne 7eme conf. d'agroalimentaire. Notre gouv. est emballé par toutes les opportunités et potentiel de croissance… https://t.co/vRGlzPxWOR

Posted on Twitter Best wishes to participants of 7th Agri-Food Conf. Our gov is excited by ideas & opportunities for the sector & its… https://t.co/M0IBcN7R70

Posted on Twitter Bonne journée nationale du #lait! Merci à nos producteurs laitiers au Canada pour le lait de grande qualité qu’ils… https://t.co/2jWC4VgemZ

Posted on Twitter Happy #NationalMilkDay! Thankful for our dairy producers across Canada and the world-class quality of milk they pro… https://t.co/CKZe9c7IDH

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'I don't lie awake worrying about anything if I can help it' Canada's second-longest serving MP and the nation's agriculture minister, Lawrence MacAulay, continues to be enthusiastic about his job after more than 28 years as a politician. ... Certainly being a member of Parliament is very interesting, but to be ...

A month ago

Voted No on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted No on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Young farmers get boost from federal government The federal government is increasing its support for young farmers. P.E.I. MP Lawrence MacAulay, the minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on Wednesday announced Farm Credit Canada will double the amount of credit available to young farmers to $1 ...

Mentioned by Sherbrooke Record Frelighsburg Experimental Farm slated to reopen in 2017 With Provincial Agricultural Minister Pierre Paradis at the left and Denis Paradis, MP for Brome-Missisquoi on the right, Federal Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulay, on the grounds of the Frelighsburg Experimental Farm just prior to announcing ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vulcan Advocate MP provides update on bovine tuberculosis outbreak The compensation provided under the Health of Animals Act provisions was discussed, which provides fair market value per head. Another MP asked what the timeline was for the 16.7 million dollars announced Nov. 30 by Lawrence MacAulay, minister of ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. colleague's concern. Being a farmer, I fully understand how serious this is for our ranchers who are affected. I am ...

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 in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. colleague's his interest in the issue. Being a farmer, I certainly understand that bovine TB is a serious challenge for ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MacAulay defends CETA plan for dairy industry Federal government support for the dairy industry will ensure it will remain competitive under CETA, Canada's new trade agreement with Europe, says Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay. $350M dairy programs to help farmers, processors compete ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, as my hon. colleague is well aware, I have met dairy farmers and dairy processors across the country for the last 10 months. The ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Davenport. I am pleased to speak on this topic for Canadian agriculture and agrifood. ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the concern of my hon. colleague. Our government is firmly committed to pork producers. We secured repeal of the country of origin ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. colleague's concern. I have asked my department to look into options for providing assistance to ranchers who are under quarantine. ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. colleague's question and concern, but I think she is fully aware this government supports dairy farmers and supply management. CETA ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. colleague's question and concern. Our government is committed to protecting human and animal health, and has launched a full disease ...

Mentioned by Life in Quebec Government of Canada supports the marketing efforts of the Quebec and Canadian maple syrup industry Pierre Breton, Member of Parliament for Shefford and member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today announced an investment totalling ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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