Larry Maguire

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CPC • MB • Brandon—Souris

Larry Maguire (Conservative, Brandon-Souris) is a farmer and former President of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association. He first entered politics in 1999 as an MLA in Manitoba. He was appointed environment critic, where he lobbied for improvements to the provincial Water Rights Act, and was later appointed critic for transportation, conservation and intergovernmental affairs.

Elected MP in 2013, Maguire was an early champion of the Assiniboine River Basin Initiative, the restoration of Pelican Lake and improved sustainability in beef production in Manitoba. In Parliament, Maguire has worked for legislation to prohibit the export of plastic to foreign countries for final disposal and in support of land conservation, carbon sequestration and rural community support.