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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 #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted No on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted Yes on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Two days ago

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

A week 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

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to join #Winnipeg #Ukraine supporters: Denys V along w/ Nick K in Ottawa for the address by Pres. Poroshenko http://t.co/m9YftLzJHA

Posted on Twitter Yesterday, I asked a question of @HonJohnBaird in regard to the ongoing situation in #Ukraine. Here is the video: http://t.co/Imccx5RJ30

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Proud to welcome my friend and colleague @CostasMenegakis to Elmwood-Transcona today to speak on C-24 and Immigration w/ local stakeholders

Posted on Twitter Thank you to my colleague @MinChrisA for visiting with our local leaders on Ukraine this morning.

A month 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 at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Slunder, I want to go back to your comments regarding the First Air incident. You talked about equipment that was not ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to start my questions with Mr. Walters. Mr. Walters, you talked about environmental protection in your diversion and also the ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, this past Sunday Ukraine held presidential elections to determine a democratic future in which the rule of law and respect for human rights prevail. ...

Mentioned by CJOB Manitoba MP Impressed With Ukrainian Election It's being called a genuine election. Ukraine has elected billionaire chocolate king Petro Poroshenko its new President. Elmwood-Transcona Conservative MP Lawrence Toet was part of the international team overseeing the election and tells CJOB it was a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, I too would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the minister's birthday today and wish her the best. Hopefully she will have a ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, I want to take this opportunity to recognize the significant contributions of the Ukrainian community in Canada in the development of our nation's rich ...