A life-long resident of Stanley Township and respected municipal leader, Paul Steckle was elected to the House of Commons in 1993.
He quickly established himself as a representative with character; someone not afraid to stand up for his constituents. With his motto “priority; the people,” Mr. Steckle was re-elected in 1997 and 2000 and is now seeking a fourth term as the M.P. for Huron-Bruce.
Aside from his duties as a Member of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, Treasurer of the Liberal Rural Caucus, Treasurer of the National Outdoors Caucus, and a member of the National Dairy and Feather Caucuses, Mr. Steckle is the Chair of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food. As Chair of this Committee, he has worked tirelessly to resolve the complex difficulties facing our farmers and rural communities. In the past 12 months alone, the Agriculture Committee has focused on issues like BSE, the Avian Flu and the impact that a high dollar has had on Canada’s pork industry.
For ten years, Mr. Steckle has been an effective and determined voice for the people of Huron-Bruce. Whether on the floor of the House, in Committee or at the thousands of public events he attends each year, he is never afraid to loudly and passionately speak up on behalf of his constituents.