Lawrence MacAulay

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Justice officials testing waters for sentencing reform promised by Liberals

The Justice Department wants to know what Canadians think of changing some of the former Conservative government's controversial tough-on-crime sentencing legacy – including mandatory minimum...

Ottawa testing waters for sentencing reform

Criminal defence lawyer Michael Spratt said he is concerned the survey means the Liberal government plans to use public opinion, rather than evidence, to shape...

Trudeau wants to work with Trump as threat to scrap NAFTA looms

Despite the rural Saskatchewan setting — where the Liberals have not performed well in decades — the Prime Minister was warmly received by the crowd.

$5M more to hire youth for green agriculture projects

"The investment we're making today will help young people get hands-on work experience they need to start building their future in agriculture," MacAulay said. "You...

Tobacco companies may be working to undermine tobacco control initiatives: Philpott

... and its provincial affiliates held a lobby event on Parliament Hill this week attended by Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, House leader Bardish Chagger, Agriculture...

PEI 'taken for granted,' Atlantic Canada critic says in year-end interview

The Liberal Party may hold all 32 of Atlantic Canada's seats in the House of Commons — including the four on P.E.I. — but the...

Trudeau spokeswoman's husband launches public affairs ad firm

(subscription)The Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has imposed a number of screens on Liberal public office holders; Purchase has been told that won't...

PEI advocates for electoral reform turn to Trudeau government

... 1st-past-the-post voting in platform speech. A small group gathered at the post office in Montague, P.E.I., on Tuesday, as part of a series of...

Lack of ag group consultation on transportation baffling

- The ...Western Producer (subscription)The rail transportation review that includes movement of western Canadian grain took a sharp turn last week. The federal government...

Runaround on Port of Churchill closure strange…

(subscription)Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's office deferred the matter to Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains' office, whose portfolio includes Western Economic Diversification. Meanwhile ... The Liberals...

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(subscription) (subscription)Liberals set to unveil details of $40M inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women; Police bracing for scrutiny at MMIW inquiry — Trudeau...

Churchill grain capacity can be absorbed by Thunder Bay: WGEA

(subscription)Canadian grain shipments shipped through the now shuttered Port of Churchill can be absorbed easily by the Port of Thunder Bay, the Western Grain...

Saskatchewan, Manitoba ag ministers not consulted on grain

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Despite promises of a more open and transparent federal government, Saskatchewan and Manitoba's agriculture ministers say they have not had a...

Agriculture policy framework a chance for Liberals to keep promises: industry

(subscription) (subscription)The CFA hosted a roundtable meeting with industry stockholders and some of Canada's agriculture ministers, including federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, in Calgary...

Canada's agriculture ministers are meeting this week. Here's what you should know.

(subscription) (subscription)Canada's agriculture ministers are gathering in Calgary this week for their annual July meeting, which officially kicks off Thursday. With harvest still a...

Check your bank account for child benefit, urges Island MP

MacAulay is worried some people don't realize that they must file income tax returns in order to receive the money. He noted that's why it's...

New faces at ag ministers meeting may bring…

(subscription)... Liberals took office in October. The meeting is hosted by Alberta Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier, who will serve as co-chair with rookie federal...

Atlantic Premiers, Feds Reveal Pilot Project To Boost Economies Through Immigration

ST. PETERS BAY, P.E.I. — The Atlantic premiers have announced details of a first-in-Canada pilot project designed to boost the region's flagging economy through immigration,...

The Sprout: Saudi ag investment fund takes control of former Wheat Board

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberal chair of the House agriculture committee is urging Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay to accelerate financial protection for Canadian fruit and vegetable...

NDP: Liberals have broken their diafiltered milk promise

(subscription) (subscription)“Why is the Liberal government protecting American producers instead of Canadian producers?” Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay responded that he'd been meeting in the...

Canadian dairy farmers protest trade deals

CTV NewsThe previous Tory administration had negotiated a more than Can$4 billion package for farmers negatively affected by the Trans-Pacific Partnership or EU trade deals...

Ag minister takes heat over GM issue

(subscription)The Conservative agriculture critic says the federal minister has overstepped by asking the agriculture committee to study genetically modified animals. “It's unbelievable,” said Chris...

Deakin Liberal MP Michael Sukkar promises $500000 to redevelop Morton Park if Coalition re-elected

... Liberal MP Michael Sukkar, player Sam Macaulay, life member Ron Eade, and Blackburn Cricket Club president Scott Hamilton are all smiles after the Coalition's...

Sask. gov't lays out plan for province

(subscription)In question period in Ottawa, agriculture critic Chris Warkentin asked agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay if he would extend the provisions immediately. “People are starting...

Agriculture committee given new marching orders — again

(subscription) (subscription)“I have requested that my parliamentary committee examine the current framework around genetically modified animals and ensure our regulatory work with scientists,” Agriculture...

Farming issues getting heard on Hill, agricultural lobbying up 50 per cent from last year

(subscription) (subscription)Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and Agriculture Minster Lawrence MacAulay are sought after by members of Canada's agricultural sectors, who have a variety of...

'Conflict of interest screen' for McFall

A “conflict of interest screen” on former local Liberal candidate Mary Jean McFall makes it difficult for her to carry out her duties as chief...

Ag minister's chief of staff back in Conservatives' crosshairs

(subscription)The office of the conflict of interest and ethics commissioner says a conflict of interest screen imposed on Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's chief of...

Ag minister's chief of staff back in Conservatives' crosshairs

(subscription) (subscription)The office of the conflict of interest and ethics commissioner says a conflict of interest screen imposed on Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's chief...

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay

(subscription) (subscription)With three sitting weeks left on the parliamentary calendar, farmers in Western Canada are warning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that time is running...

Ottawa seeks feedback ahead of Growing Forward sequel

“I will continue to consult with stakeholders from across the country as we work in partnership with provincial and territorial governments to develop the next...

Ottawa seeks feedback ahead of Growing Forward sequel

“I will continue to consult with stakeholders from across the country as we work in partnership with provincial and territorial governments to develop the next...

What's making news in Atlantic Canada

Chretien's Liberal government tried in 2003 to pass a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, but the bill died when Parliament was prorogued.

PEI's Province House gets another $21M for renos

"The government of Canada recognizes the significance of Province House National Historic Site to the history of Prince Edward Island and Canada, and is committed...

Ottawa vows 'long-term solution' to rising US imports of milk protein

(subscription) (subscription)Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay promised Tuesday to consult with farmers and processors in the coming weeks to deal with the problem of so-called...

Canada to compensate dairy farmers for Europe trade deal

620 CKRM.comThe government will meet with the dairy industry within the next 30 days to discuss compensation, said Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and International Trade...

Canada to compensate dairy farmers for Europe trade deal

The government will meet with the dairy industry within the next 30 days to discuss compensation, said Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and International Trade Minister...

Grain transport emergency provisions extended

Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay said in a joint statement the move will allow the government more time to consult stakeholders,...

Agriculture committee at odds over issue to…

(subscription)The Liberals argue that a study on the pending Growing Forward 3 would give the government a chance to hear from stakeholders before the...

Close call for Maloway in ninth campaign

That was what happened to me federally (when he lost Elmwood-Transcona to Conservative Lawrence Toet in 2011)." Maloway said the Louise Bridge project was specifically...

Teitsma ends 35-year Tory drought in Radisson

That change began when former Conservative MP Lawrence Toet gained control of Elmwood-Transcona from current Elmwood MLA Jim Maloway in the 2011 federal election. "Part...

Canadian officials want to postpone sunset of grain-by-rail rules

But the new Liberal government, in office since November 2016, determined that it needed more time to consider the provisions. A postponement allows various participants...

Canada extends grain transportation rules one year

Canada's new Liberal government on Friday extended by one year rules put in place in 2014 to speed movement of grain by rail, after an...

Turnbull Bets on Property Votes, Decries `Sledgehammer' Tax Plan

Turnbull has seen his government's lead in opinion polls over Labor dissipate since seizing the Liberal Party leadership from unpopular predecessor Tony Abbott in September.

Ottawa examines trade deal impacts

(subscription)Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says the government recognizes the importance of compensation for sectors affected by trade deals, but an announcement would be...

Dairy farmers warn of more cows on the Hill over milk protein issue

(subscription) (subscription)For the past six months, the Liberals, including Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, have said the milk protein issue is “a priority” for the...

NDP Convention: NDP entrenches its opposition to the TPP

(subscription) (subscription)Saturday's resolution stipulates the NDP must “demand that the Liberal government renegotiate the TPP and create a new agreement that protects end-to-end supply...

NDP Convention: NDP entrenches its opposition to the TPP

(subscription) (subscription)Saturday's resolution stipulates the NDP must “demand that the Liberal government renegotiate the TPP and create a new agreement that protects end-to-end supply...

No, it's not OK . . .

It is not OK that Lawrence MacAulay, P.E.I.'s representative in the Liberal cabinet, has been silent on this issue. And it is not OK for...

Warkentin pressures government on TFW program

Grande Prairie-Mackenzie MP Chris Warkentin grilled Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay about the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program during a meeting of the House Agriculture Committee...