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Sopuck Delighted with HyLife Investment in Value Added Pork Processing

October 18, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today, Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, congratulated HyLife on their investment of up to $125 million to modernize and expand to its Integrated Pork Production and Processing System, starting as early as 2017. “This is absolutely great news for the town of Neepawa, the surrounding area and Manitoba as ...


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Sopuck Pleased that Bill C-246 Defeated and Legitimate Animal Use Remains Protected

October 6, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today, Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, applauded the outcome of the October 5th vote on Bill C-246, the so called Modernizing Animals Protection Act which was brought forward by Toronto-area Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith. The legislation, if enacted, would have meant sweeping changes that would fundamentally alter our relationship ...


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Sopuck Pleased with Continuation of Highway 10 Improvements

September 6, 2016

Dauphin, MB – Today, Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, was pleased to see the second phase of road and drainage improvements on Highway 10 get underway. “People who live in and around the Park are aware of how important these upgrades are. For tourists coming to enjoy our incredibly diverse and beautiful ...


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Federal Conservatives Support Manitoba’s Increased Marketing Flexibility for Freshwater Fishers

August 16, 2016

GIMLI, MB – James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman, and Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, joined their provincial counterparts today to celebrate the Province of Manitoba’s decision to create flexible marketing options for commercial fishers in the province. Following the announcement, MPs Bezan and Sopuck, along with Conservative Fisheries Critic Mark ...


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Liberal Government Must Stop Greenland from Overfishing Canada’s Vulnerable Atlantic Salmon Stocks

May 18, 2016

Liberal Government Must Stop Greenland from Overfishing Canada’s Vulnerable Atlantic Salmon Stocks May 17, 2016 OTTAWA – Today, Conservative Members of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, Robert Sopuck, Critic for Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Mark Strahl, Critic for Fisheries and Oceans, and Mel Arnold, MP for North Okanagan-Shuswap, called on the Liberal Government ...


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MP Sopuck Speech in the House of Commons on Bill C-246 (Full Text)

May 9, 2016

Speech on Bill C-246 Second Reading Robert Sopuck, MP Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa May 9th, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I rise in this House today to speak against Bill C-246, the so called Modernizing Animal Protections Act. I am very proud to represent the vast rural constituency of Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa in west central Manitoba. My riding is primarily ...


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Sopuck Disappointed in Earls Restaurant Rejection of Canadian Beef

May 3, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today, Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, voiced his disappointment with Earls restaurant chain for implementing a policy that prevents Canadian beef from being served in their restaurants. “I represent hundreds of beef producers in my riding of Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa,” said Sopuck. “All Canadian beef is produced in a humane ...


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Ontario Federation of Agriculture Voices Concerns Over Bill C-246

April 8, 2016

Friends, The Ontario Federation of Agriculture has distributed a communication outlining their strong concerns about Bill C-246 and the effect on Canadian agriculture should this become law. Our farmers feed us and the rest of the world and their concerns must be taken very seriously. Agriculture and the entire animal use community are all raising ...


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Sopuck Disappointed with Liberal Budget

March 22, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, was disappointed, but not surprised, by the enormity of the forecasted deficit in Justin Trudeau’s Liberals’ 2016 Budget tabled today. “During the election campaign, I regularly heard concerns about the Liberals plan to run deficits, and that was when they promised it would only ...


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Sopuck Supports Pallister’s Commitment to end Night Hunting in Manitoba

March 5, 2016

Brandon, MB – Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, speaking from the Manitoba Wildlife Federation Annual General Meeting on Saturday endorsed the commitment by Brian Pallister to end night hunting in Manitoba. The Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, Brian Pallister announced on Friday that they will work in partnership with indigenous people, ...


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