Commentaries by Jake Hoeppner

Jake was born in Morden, Manitoba, where he presently resides with his wife Fran after having farmed for 31 years in the Snowflake district.

Political History:

  • 1993: Elected as a Reform Party of Canada Member representing Lisgar-Marquette.

  • 1997: Re-elected as a Reform Party of Canada Member representing Portage-Lisgar.

  • 1999: Independent Member of Parliament representing Portage-Lisgar.

Jake has been actively involved as a Member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food and, at the invitation of the Agriculture Minister, Jake participated in a number of agriculture forums including the most recent Canada/US Trade & NAFTA Forum in South Dakota.  At the request of the Trade Minister, Jake also participated in a number of trade missions involving agriculture.