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Lawrence MacAulay | Canadian Politician, Age, Politics, Career, Biography, Early Life, Facts

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IntroCanadian politician
IsPolitician, Farmer
FromCanada
TypePolitics
GenderMale
Birth9 September 1946
Age73 years
PoliticsLiberal Party of Canada

BIOGRAPHY

Lawrence A. MacAulay, PC MP (born September 9, 1946) is a Canadian politician, who has represented the riding of Cardigan, Prince Edward Island in the House of Commons since 1988. On November 4, 2015, he was appointed the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food in the present Cabinet, headed by Justin Trudeau. As a senior cabinet minister, MacAulay is second in the order of succession, after Trudeau and Ralph Goodale.

Born in St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island, MacAulay is a current member of the Liberal Party of Canada in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Cardigan, Prince Edward Island since 1988. MacAulay is a former farmer. He is a former Minister of Labour, Solicitor General of Canada, Secretary of State (Veterans) and Secretary of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency). He was also the Official Opposition Critic for Seniors.

On 20 March 2014, MacAulay became the longest-serving MP in the history of Prince Edward Island, surpassing the record previously set by Angus MacLean.

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