Ben Lobb was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008. He was sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce on October 14th, 2008. He was re-elected again in May 2011, October 2015 and October 2019.
In the 43rd Parliament, Ben served as a member of the International Trade Committee. The Committee’s work focused on the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Agreement, Canada’s response to Covid-19, and Canadian exports of green technologies. Ben helped to bring the Hensall Co-op to testify before the International Trade Committee while studying the Canada-UK Trade Agreement.
In previous Parliaments, Ben has served on the Veterans Affairs Committee (VAC), the Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee, and as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Health. 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, including the Standing Committees on: Human Resources; 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. He hosts two annual minor baseball camps for children in Huron-Bruce, attracting attendees from coast to coast.
Ben and his wife Samantha have two sons, Cal and Caden.