Press Releases

Triple Bottom Line

February 24, 2017 — Welcome to my Triple Bottom Line! This graphic highlights the interconnections between Environment, Social, and Economic areas of our community. My work in Guelph and in Ottawa is focused on providing a balance between key activities in each area. Guelph is an environmental leader; and Canada can benefit from our community’s strength in this area as we implement climate change...

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French Government Recognizes Local Veterans

February 17, 2017 — The French Consul General of Toronto, Marc Trouyet was in Guelph today along with MP Lloyd Longfield to recognize local veterans Donald Sutherland and Frank Taylor. Mr. Donald Sutherland and Mr. Frank Taylor have been awarded the rank of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour.  This is the highest national order awarded by France and...

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Statement on Electoral Reform

February 3, 2017 — Electoral Reform is a very important issue to me, and one of the main reasons I ran to be Guelph’s MP. After months of town halls, travelling committees, consultations and online surveys I was encouraged that we would have a system of electoral reform to debate in the House of Commons.  In Guelph I held a town hall, distributed 5000...

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University of Guelph Part of $1.5-Million ‘Energy Neutral’ Wastewater Treatment Project

January 27, 2017 — The University of Guelph (U of G) is taking part in a novel $1.5-million initiative – backed by the federal and provincial governments – that aims to eliminate energy costs for wastewater treatment. The announcement was made today by Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development...

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Empowering Canadians in Guelph to Have Their Say About Our Democracy

December 5, 2016 — GUELPH December 5, 2016 – The Government of Canada wants to hear from as many Canadians as possible in a national conversation about electoral reform. Today, Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph encouraged Canadians to visit MyDemocracy.ca, an interactive and engaging digital platform that will help Canadians explore the values and principles they share when it comes to strengthening...

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Government of Canada and the University of Guelph Celebrate Supporting Cutting-Edge Research

December 2, 2016 — Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The Government of Canada values the role that scientists play in contributing to the discoveries and innovations that lead to a strong economy, sustainable environment, and a vibrant middle class. Today, Lloyd Longfield, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, joins the University of Guelph in celebrating the appointment of one...

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Federal Governments Supports Local Youth Project

October 12, 2016 —   Youth in Guelph will have more help in overcoming barriers to employment, Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, announced today on behalf of the Government of Canada and the Honourable Minister Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. The ways2work program, in collaboration with Second Chance Employment Counselling, is receiving support from the federal government in the...

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Canada Invests $76.6 Million in the University of Guelph to Launch ‘Food From Thought’

September 8, 2016 — The Government of Canada values the critical role the nation’s post-secondary institutions play in attracting world-class researchers, catalyzing discoveries that improve our health and environment and in contributing to an innovative economy that leads to more opportunities for the middle class and those working hard to join it. To underscore this commitment, Member of Parliament for Guelph, Lloyd Longfield announced...

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Canada, Ontario and the University of Guelph to Invest & Renew Infrastructure at the University of Guelph

August 31, 2016 — $66.6M investment will create jobs, expand research and foster innovation Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow as a result of a $66.6M investment in the University of Guelph. This joint federal-provincial investment was announced today by Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of...

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Provincial & Federal Governments Brewing Support for Two Breweries in Guelph

August 30, 2016 — The Ontario government and the Government of Canada invested over $187,000 in two local Guelph breweries (Sleeman Breweries Ltd. and Wellington County Brewery Inc.) to help them expand operations and to continue to grow the province’s craft beer industry. Wellington County Brewery Inc. has received $183,000 to: Install a new automated canning line in the new facility and Invest in...

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Release – FedDev Ontario Announces Funding for Innovative Manufacturers in Guelph and New Hamburg

March 15, 2016 — News Release For Immediate Release FedDev Ontario Announces Funding for Innovative Manufacturers in Guelph and New Hamburg March 15, 2016 Guelph Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) Today, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, alongside Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, announced combined funding of up to $6.6 million to the Hammond...

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