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Conservative MP for Medicine Hat (Alberta)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak about the protection of Canada from terrorists act. This is an important bill that would allow ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, it is clear that, if given the chance, the Liberals and the NDP would take away our family tax cut. This is because they ...

Posted on Twitter Jan 30, will give 20 minute speech today on Bill C - 44 at approx 10am EST, House duty for colleague.

Posted on Twitter Jan 29, Public Safety Cmtee mtg, witnesses providing testimony on Bill C 12, Q P, House duty for colleague

Posted on Twitter Jan 28, National Caucus mtg, conf call with staff, very short speech on Bill C-44, votes and Robbie Burns dinner event on the Hill

Posted on Twitter Jan 27, attended 70th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwits-Birkenau reception, Minister Kenny & other speakers, large # of people attended

Posted on Twitter Jan 27, Public Safety mtg, Min. Blanely & officials attending on Bill C 12 Drug Free Prisons Act. house duty for colleague,Q P

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, this past November the Minister of International Trade launched the Go Global workshops to provide Canadian small and medium-size enterprises with the tools they ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) MP Payne reflects on political 2014 As MP LaVar Payne looks to retire from politics later this year to enjoy more family time, his look back on 2014 will feature an interesting year in his long career. Given the attack on Parliament Hill in the fall of 2014 where Michael Zehaf Bibeau shot and killed ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, it is my great pleasure to rise today for one minute and add my voice to the protection of Canada from terrorists act. Recently, ...

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Jan 26, mtg in Ottawa with CFTA, Q P, Votes and Hunting & Angling Caucus mtg

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act Thank you, Minister, for coming, and the officials as well. Minister, it's interesting: you talked about the inventive ways in which people can bring drugs into ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Payne looks back at 2014 LaVar Payne's time in the House of Commons is winding down but the MP for Medicine Hat says he's going to keep pressing for expanded service at the Port of Wild Horse before his planned retirement at the next election. “I've been working on this for nine ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...