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Peace region MP Chris Warkentin, shown here in October 2011 at the Canadian Council for Aboroginal Business’ Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Conference in Ottawa, has been named as the Conservatives’ critic for agriculture and agri-food. (Entrepreneurship2011.indigenous.net)

Peace MP named Conservatives’ lead ag critic

A contractor turned politician from Alberta’s northwestern Peace region is the new ag critic in Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition. Chris Warkentin, the Conservatives’ MP for Peace River since 2006 and, as of last month, the MP for Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, was named Friday by interim leader Rona Ambrose as the critic for agriculture and agri-food, with […] Read more