The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, MP
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
Represents the riding of Cardigan
Lawrence MacAulay, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, was first elected to the House of Commons on November 21, 1988, to represent Cardigan in eastern Prince Edward Island, and won his ninth consecutive election in October 2015.
Mr. MacAulay’s Cabinet appointments have included Solicitor General of Canada, Minister of Labour, Secretary of State (Veterans), and Secretary of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency).
He has served as Critic for Fisheries and Oceans and Seniors. In addition, he was Vice Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.
Mr. MacAulay was born on September 9, 1946, in St. Peter's Bay, Prince Edward Island. Mr. MacAulay was previously a farmer and business person. He and Frances Elaine O'Connell were married in 1972. They have three daughters: Carolyn, Rita and Lynn.
House of Commons
Ottawa ON K1A 0A6
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