Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Ag politicians returned

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau retained her seat in Quebec by more than 3,000 votes, but Monday’s election also returned her critics.
Conservative agriculture critic Luc Berthold easily held his Quebec riding and incumbent Bloc Quebecois’ agriculture and labour critic and party whip, Simon Marcil, also easily hung onto his seat ,
NDP agriculture critic Alistair MacGregor won his Vancouver Island riding, but Green Party agriculture critic Kate Storey failed in her bid to win a Manitoba riding.
Liberal Ralph Goodale, who has often been Saskatchewan spokesman for farmers, was defeated after five decades in the House of Commons.