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  • Her favourite word is families.

Conservative MP for Portage—Lisgar (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 76.00% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Happy to stop by Club d’age d’or inc in Notre Dame to announce funding for their centre from #newhorizons #seniors http://t.co/Nkibdmrhyz

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter .@laurienak and I chatting at Nellie McClung Colleg reunion this w/end after Take4 sang #perfectharmony @tobaman98 http://t.co/sNlvosIqmm

Posted on Twitter Thanks for these amazing strong women from the @cityofmorden and area for their faith in and love for our community http://t.co/Wm2gYwINXD

This week

Posted on Twitter .@tobaman98 you and the students and teachers should be very proud! Maybe they could cancel school for a month and keep the displays up ;)

Posted on Twitter So impressed by displays and gr8 day put together by Student prez @tobaman98 & staff #Nelliemclungcollegiate #50yrs http://t.co/7T6cvJrUWt

Posted on Twitter My statement on yesterday's decision to allow Vince Li on unsupervised day trips into #Winnipeg: http://t.co/sj49C7ObpN #cdnpoli #mbpoli

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I especially want to highlight today the expanded universal child care benefit for parents who have children between the ages of seven and 17. ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, we know that Canadians have to balance their budgets each and every day. That is why we are focused on making sure that we ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, we are very proud of the registered disability savings plan, the only one of its kind in the world. It was created and really ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, we were very pleased to be in the city of Toronto with the Minister of Finance and the mayor of Toronto to announce $86 ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, the NDP has failed to talk to parents from different areas in this country, rural Canadian families, families that are not working nine to ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Don Valley East for the good work he is doing to support families in his riding. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, the member for Calgary Centre is right: parents with children need support. They need lower taxes. That is exactly what we are delivering with ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, our plan not only to decrease taxes but also to increase benefits for all Canadians will help, proportionately, middle to lower income Canadians the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Mr. Chair, I'm very happy to be here today. The last time I was here at this committee, I was actually sitting in the chair's position, ...

Mentioned by CJOB Mba MP's Bergen/Glover Named To Harper Cabinet Two Manitoba MP's figured prominently in today's Cabinet Shuffle on Parliament Hill. Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Candice Bergen, the MP for Portage-Lisgar, the Minister of State for Social Development. St. Boniface MP Shelly Glover is now the ...

Mentioned by CJOB Manitoba MP in Line for Cabinet Post? Candice Bergen - MP for Portage Lisgar - is reportedly one of several female MPs who could be moving from the back benches into Harper's inner circle. Bergen - elected under the name Candice Hoeppner - is known most to Canadians for introducing a bill ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Good morning to the witnesses. Thank you both for being here this morning. We've been engaged in this study for ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you. I also want to go back to one of your other recommendations, the federal national records management system. Can you compare that...? I know ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Chief Palson, for being here. It's so nice to see somebody from home. I want to begin by ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing After being there and seeing the amazing facilities they have, not only the simulators for driving training or other purposes, but the real-life.... They have full ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing One program that's very popular and quite successful in Manitoba, and for sure in Portage la Prairie in my riding, is Citizens on Patrol. I don't ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thanks, Mr. Chair. In the last few minutes, I want to follow up on a few things that my colleague, Mr. Rousseau, was asking about. We've ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the guests for being here today. We certainly are hearing a very similar message, whether it's ...

Mentioned by Portage Daily Graphic Portage RM burned by census The council enlisted Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen to contact Statistics Canada about their concerns. “We feel it was done inaccurately and we want some explanations on that because it does affect the funding that we get, the grant money that we get,” ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) 'Dirty, rotten, bastards' carpet bombing my riding: Pat Martin New Democratic Party MP Pat Martin is accusing Conservative MPs of dirty tricks, saying they are using their free mailing privileges to flood his riding of Winnipeg Centre with partisan letters to his constituents. ... Manitoba including Manitoba caucus chairman Robert Sopuck (Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette), Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (Provencher), Minister of State for Transport Steven Fletcher (Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley) Candice Bergen (Portage-Lisgar), James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake) ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca (blog) Politics on TV: Robocalls, Warawa and drug seizures Responding to the report was an MP panel of Candice Bergen, Randall Garrison and Francis Scarpaleggia, where Bergen noted that the government had increased the number of front-line officers, said that cuts were to redundant positions, and then tested ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) There is budget day, then there is budget night In walk ministers and members of Parliament – Lisa Raitt, John Baird, Candice Bergen, Ted Menzies, Leona Aglukkaq, some itching for a cocktail, some ready to settle in for a steak dinner with caucus members in the private dining lounge. .... Don Newman; Peter Milliken, who drove in for the event; Andrew Scheer; NDP MPs Alain Giguère and Jonathan Genest-Jourdain; Liberal MP Mark Eyking; Brian Lee Crowley, Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute; Julie Jacobson and Yaroslav Baran of Earnscliffe. Respect ...