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Agriculture minister most lobbied in February as trade, grain shipments topped industry interests

By Samantha Wright Allen      

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay was lobbied 40 times in February, which almost triples the number of his second-busiest cabinet colleague.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay was the most lobbied member of cabinet in February, according to stats from the lobbying registry. The Hill Times file photograph

Lobbyists targeted Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay three times as often as his nearest cabinet colleague in February, as industry groups pushed trade interests and raised the alarm about a “crisis” in grain shipments, according to the latest lobby filings.

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