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Conservative MP for Elmwood—Transcona (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 46.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Small Businesses Mr. Speaker, small business week is a time to recognize the many successes of our local small businesses in communities from coast to coast to coast. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have this opportunity today to take part in this important discussion on the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and ...

Posted on Twitter Here is my statement in the House of Commons regarding #SmallBusinessWeek http://t.co/PubO1jD0kW #cdnpoli #mbpoli

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Giant upgrades unveiled Elmwood Giants past-president Al Kinley (left) stands by as Coun. Thomas Steen (Elmwood-East Kildonan), MLA Jim Maloway (Elmwood), and MP Lawrence Toet (Elmwood-Transcona) cut the ribbon on the new bleachers at Giants Field. Upgrades to the ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter #SmallBusinessWeek celebrates Canada's small businesses and their contribution to our country http://t.co/GBMA5KwuJR #cdnpoli #mbpoli

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Here is my question to @DavidAndersonSK in regard to Canada's approach to the ISIL threat. http://t.co/k8kI2fmIVB

Posted on Twitter Great news in regard to our Government's plan to double the Children's Fitness Tax Credit #mbpoli #cdnpoli http://t.co/XfRFKCRdRm

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Fall ... I appreciate that, but when you mentioned it twice in your opening statement, it seems to me you would have had real reason to believe that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, my question for the parliamentary secretary is in regard to the conversations I have heard throughout the day today. It has been really disturbing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials I'm sorry. I thank you very much for your testimony today. I want to focus on how you believe very strongly that we have the ability ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter October 1st is National #Seniors Day, join me in recognizing their contribution to #Canada http://t.co/PubO1jD0kW

A month ago

Spoke in the House on CN Rail National Training Centre Mr. Speaker, recently I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of the new CN Rail National Training Centre, located in my riding of Elmwood—Transcona. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to outline how our Conservative government is putting more money in the hands of our job creators, the small business ...

Posted on Twitter Today, I rose in the house and delivered this statement on the opening of the CN Training Centre in #Transcona. http://t.co/PubO1jD0kW

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, in the lead-up to Ukraine's parliamentary election in October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs today announced that Canada would be deploying up to 300 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Minister of State Holder to Highlight Support for Scientific ... - SYS WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/14 -- The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate a significant investment in scientific research at the University of Winnipeg. The Minister of State will be accompanied by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona. Before the announcement, Minister of State Holder, MP Toet and guests will tour labs in Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. Media are invited to join the tour.

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Minister of State Holder to Highlight Support for Scientific ... - SYS WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/14 -- The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate a significant investment in scientific research at the University of Winnipeg. The Minister of State will be accompanied by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona. Before the announcement, Minister of State Holder, MP Toet and guests will tour labs in Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. Media are invited to join the tour.

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) Media Advisory: Minister of State Holder to Highlight Support for Scientific ... The Minister of State will be accompanied by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona. Before the announcement, Minister of State Holder, MP Toet and guests will tour labs in Richardson College for the Environment and Science ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... The reason I ask that is that there seems to be constantly an assertion across the board and this whole concern with SMS that companies are ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, lower taxes make Canada's economy stronger and create good, long-term jobs for Canadians. That is why our government has cut taxes on job-creating businesses. ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Delivers Computers and Digital Skills Training to ... The Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), and Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona, celebrated the recent announcement of the renewal of the Computers for Schools Program, an initiative that repairs, refurbishes and then donates computers to schools, public libraries and Aboriginal communities to give students access to the equipment and skills ... Today, Minister of State Sorenson and MP Toet announced that 53 schools have received 925 computers and 43 printers.

Mentioned by CJOB Manitoba MP Celebrating Philippine Independence Anniversary A Winnipeg Conservative M-P is celebrating the 116th anniversary of Philippine Independence with the Filipino community in Elmwood-Transcona. Elmwood-Transcona M-P Lawrence Toet says Canada's bilateral relations with the Philippines are strong and ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... That's great. Continuing on with inspections, there have been some questions here already this morning regarding them. There seems to be a certain amount of questioning ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials That's also where adaptability comes in. If there is new technology, sometimes we have to look at changing how we're actually doing things. Maybe the sorting ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. I wanted to quickly address the investments. Ms. Labrie, you mentioned you had brought in $240 million of private investment to your ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our witnesses. It's very insightful. I want to quickly touch on this because it's been talked about a ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Yet there obviously are segments where recycling is also very cost-effective for the business generating the waste. I was in the printing industry for many years. ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Environment Week Mr. Speaker, this week is Canadian Environment Week. While the international media seem focused on President Obama's global warming address, Canadians should take stock and be ...