Dan McTeague was first elected to Parliament in 1993 federal election and was re-elected in 1997, 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008. He represented the Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge riding and later the Pickering—Scarborough East riding. He was always a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, serving under Liberal Prime Ministers Chrétien and Martin and Liberal leaders Stéphane Dion and Michael Ignatieff. Mr McTeague was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs tasked with protecting Canadians abroad until the Liberals lost the 2006 election. He served as the vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Industry. He is now best known for his work on gasoline pricing in Canada.
Last night he posted this on social media:
Dan McTeague is a good, loyal, hard-working, thoughtful, liberal Canadian. Be like Dan … on Monday, vote for the Conservative candidate in your riding.