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October 10, 2019

Andrew Scheer will introduce EI leave benefits for adoptive parents

A new Conservative government will also boost the Adoption Expense Tax Credit Andrew Scheer will make it easier for Canadian families to welcome a new child into their home by introducing EI adoption leave benefits for adoptive parents and boosting the Adoption Expense Tax Credit, David Sweet, the Conservative candidate...

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October 09, 2019

Justin Trudeau cannot be trusted to lower taxes for Canadians

Trudeau has already raised taxes on more than 80% of middle-class families Today Justin Trudeau announced that a re-elected Liberal government will immediately introduce legislation to lower taxes for the middle-class. But just like in 2015, Trudeau is lying. He will not lower taxes for middle-class families, he is not...

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October 09, 2019

A new Conservative government will close the loophole in the Safe Third Country Agreement

Scheer to restore order, fairness, and compassion to Canada’s immigration system A new Conservative government will restore public confidence in Canada’s immigration system by stopping the flow of illegal border crossers from the United States and prioritizing newcomers from the world’s most dangerous countries, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said. “Canadians’...

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October 09, 2019

Trudeau’s not-so-hidden agenda: Legalizing hard drugs

Trudeau refused to rule out legalizing more drugs in TVA debate Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have left the door wide open to legalizing hard drugs in Canada if re-elected. Trudeau refused to rule out the possibility during the TVA debate saying he wouldn’t legalize hard drugs “right now”. Here is what...

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Ben Lobb

Meet The Candidate

Ben Lobb was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008.  He was sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, October 14th, 2008.  He was re-elected again in May 2011 and October 2015.

In the 41st Parliament Ben served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Health.  The Committee studied many topics including, Opioid Addiction in Canada, Safety Code 6, Lyme Disease and Vaping in Canada.  

In addition to serving as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Health, Ben has served on Veterans Affairs Committee (VAC) and Agriculture & Agri-Food Committee.  During his time on VAC, the committee reviewed the Veterans Independence Program which provides benefits to Veterans returning from Afghanistan.  The recommendations from this report led to many enhancements for wellness, rehabilitation and an opportunity for a productive life after their Military service was complete.   

Ben is the former Chair of the Government Auto Caucus.  He has served on numerous committees since 2008, member of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Standing Committee Transport, Public Safety and National Security. 

Previously, Ben worked in the Finance Department for Desire2Lean (D2L) and Wescast Industries in Wingham, Ontario, He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee.   

Ben with Samantha and their two sons Cal and Caden.

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