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FERGUSON, The Hon. Ralph, P.C.
Picture of FERGUSON, The Hon. Ralph, P.C.
© House of Commons 1984
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1929.09.13
Place of Birth: Mosa Township, Ontario, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Farmer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 3459 Days (9 years, 5 months, 20 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Lambton--Middlesex, Ontario Liberal 1988.11.21 Elected
Lambton--Middlesex, Ontario Liberal 1984.09.04 Defeated
Lambton--Middlesex, Ontario Liberal 1980.02.18 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1988.11.21 - 1993.10.24
Liberal 1980.02.18 - 1984.09.03

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Agriculture 1984.06.30 - 1984.09.16

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance 1984.03.01 - 1984.06.29
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism) 1980.03.04 - 1982.02.28

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Grains and Oilseeds 1989.02 - 1990.09
Agriculture 1989.02 - 1993.09

Assistant / Associate Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
International Trade 1990.09 - 1993.09

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Legislative Committee C on Bill C-42 An Act respecting the protection of certain species of wild animals and plants and the regulation of international and interprovincial trade in those species Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee C on Bills C-2 An Act to amend the National Energy Board Act and C-13 An Act to establish a federal environmental assessment process Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee F on Bill C-9 An Act to facilitate combatting the laundering of proceeds of crime Chair 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-124 An Act to amend the Currency Act Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-124 An Act to amend the Currency Act Chair 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-327 Income Tax Act (amdt. - employee purchase of corporation shares) Chair 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-15 An Act respecting plant breeders' rights Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-26 Railway Act (amdt. - grain and flour subsidies) Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-36 An Act to amend the Advance Payments for Crops Act and the Prairie Grain Advance Payments Act Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-48 An Act to amend the Crop Insurance Act Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Standing Committee on Agriculture Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)

^ Committees - Joint
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Joint Committee on the Restaurant of Parliament Member 30th Parl., 1st Session (1974.09.30 - 1976.10.12)

Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • Compare the share : Canadian farmers need a fair share of the consumer food dollar .
    2nd ed. [Ottawa : s.n.]; 1991. [47] p.

  • Compare the share, Phase I: Canadian farmers need a fair share of the consumer food dollar.
    4th ed. [Ottawa : s.n.]; 1991. 12 p.

  • Compare the share, phase II: the comparisons continue.
    [Ottawa] : [s.n.] ; 1992. xiii, 68 p.

  • Faites le compte, phase I : les agriculteurs canadiens doivent obtenir leur juste part du dollar alimentaire canadien.
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 1991. 13 p


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