Lawrence MacAulay

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The Honourable
Lawrence A. MacAulay
Member of Parliament
for Cardigan
Assumed office
Preceded by Pat Binns
Personal details
Born (1946-09-09) September 9, 1946 (age 68)
St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Frances (O'Connell) MacAulay
Residence St. Peters Bay
Profession farmer
Religion Roman Catholic

Lawrence A. MacAulay, PC (born September 9, 1946 in St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island) is a Canadian politician.

MacAulay is a current member of the Liberal Party of Canada in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Cardigan, Prince Edward Island since 1988. MacAulay is a former farmer. He is a former Minister of Labour, Solicitor General of Canada, Secretary of State (Veterans) and Secretary of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency). He was also the Official Opposition Critic for Seniors.

On 20 March 2014, MacAulay became the longest-serving MP in the history of Prince Edward Island, surpassing the record previously set by Angus MacLean.[1]


  1. ^ Steve Sharratt, Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay breaks political record, The Guardian, 20 March 2014.

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26th Ministry – Cabinet of Jean Chrétien
Cabinet Posts (2)
Predecessor Office Successor
Andy Scott Solicitor General of Canada
Wayne Easter
Alfonso Gagliano Minister of Labour
Claudette Bradshaw
Sub-Cabinet Posts (2)
Predecessor Title Successor
new post replacing Secretary of State (Veterans) and Secretary of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) Secretary of State (Veterans) (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)
Fred Mifflin as Minister of State for Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister of Veterans Affairs
John Manley Secretary of State (Veterans)
post replaced with Secretary of State (Veterans and Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)