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Conservative MP for Medicine Hat (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 71.50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Dec 19, car in for cleaning, off to try and do some Christmas shopping!

Posted on Twitter Dec 18, met with Med Hat Events Centre fund raising folks, Conf call, Friendship Force Christmas dinner, fun was had by all! well done.

Posted on Twitter Dec 17, in Taber to meet with Potato Growers Assoc, Funding announcement in the Hat, Esplanade gets $90,000 for events for next 2 years

Posted on Twitter Dec 15, conference call with Pro-life group, evening - off to Bow Island, to hand out Certificates & Commemorative Pins to WWII Veterans

Posted on Twitter Dec 13 - 14, Med Hat Tigers home game, church on Sunday, brunch with friends.

Posted on Twitter Dec 13, had a great tour of the Medicine Hat's Police service bldg & met some of those working in various positions, great folks.

This week

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament LaVar Payne to Make an Announcement ... - SYS MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/14 -- LaVar Payne, Member of Parliament (Medicine Hat), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Wednesday ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Subject-matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 5b under OFFICES OF ... No problem, Mr. Chair. Thank you for the opportunity. Thank you for attending here today. We were looking at your website and we looked at your ...

Spoke in the House on Brooks Festival of Trees Mr. Speaker, the Calgary Stampeders have made me and thousands of others just like me very proud fans. They have once again become Canada's Grey Cup ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the other petitions are with respect to the sage grouse. They are signed by residents in my riding and in Cypress Hills—Grasslands. The petitioners ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House Referring Back the First Report of the Committee Thank you, Chair. And thank you, Randy, for allowing me to do this. My question is obviously going to be for Ms. Marsden of the Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, could the Minister of National Defence please provide the House with an update on Canada's latest contributions in the international effort to confront and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present today from residents of my riding and from my colleague from Cypress Hills—Grasslands's riding. The first petition is ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I actually saw the member for Winnipeg Centre do the same thing as described by my colleague. I think that it is definitely deplorable.

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, recently the member for Scarborough—Rouge River stood in the House to celebrate Tamil heroes day, which is a day that marks the death of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Minister, for coming today. I've been talking to a lot of my farmers and ranchers, and certainly I want to thank ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague has done an impressive job in laying out the need to have the bill passed. I have been listening to some of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition to present to the House from my constituents in Medicine Hat. They say that law-abiding Canadian citizens should be free ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Time for MP to hear postal decision opposition The comments by Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne in this story are particularly puzzling. He says that CPC is a Crown Corporation (true) that operates at arm's length from the government (sort of true). Payne says that he “doesn't have the ability to reverse the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. I've been listening to Mr. Allen, Mr. Lemieux, and Mr. Eyking, and it certainly does create some questions, obviously, which the opposition has ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you to the witnesses for appearing on video conference with us on this important bill. We have heard very positive comments on the bill from ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for coming to this important meeting and discussing North American air defence. Dr. Fergusson, you talked about maritime ...

Mentioned by Brooks Bulletin Parliament Hill attack 'unbelievable' October 2014 will be a month Canadians won't forget including Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne. The MP was at the Parliament buildings on Oct. 22 where he was just “a few feet away from where the shooting went down.” At 9:52 a.m. while standing guard at ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald 'It sounded like a war zone' Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne was one of those MPs, as those gathered in the Caucus Room for a meeting were made acutely aware early in the morning something was very wrong. “There was a lot of gun fire,” said Payne about the exchange of shots which ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News 'It sounded like a war zone': MP Payne on Ottawa attack Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne was one of those MPs, as those gathered in the Caucus Room for a meeting were made acutely aware early in the morning something was very wrong. “There was a lot of gun fire,” said Payne about the exchange of shots which ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Okay, thank you. Ms. Burtnack, you talked a bit about protection of customers, options, strength and safety, and increasing trade. Perhaps you could just tell us ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. I thank the witnesses for coming today. I need to help correct a couple of things. I know that Mr. Boehm talked about ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Payne's replacement to be decided Saturday after three-day vote The winner of the Conservative nomination race for the reformed Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner federal riding will be decided Saturday. Dan Hein and Jim Hillyer are vying to replace current Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne who announced earlier this year he ...