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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 #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Wonderful meeting with #Winnipeg Councillor for North Kildonan @jbrowaty this morning in the #HOC. http://t.co/yUh4pf2clX

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh ... It's always great to have the minister with us at committee, so welcome again. Minister, there were some questions regarding the area and the boundaries, etc. ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Joined by my colleague @MPJoySmith at the 2014 Hope in the City breakfast. #FillTheKettle for #SalvationArmy

Posted on Twitter #WeWillRememberThem

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, thanks to our historic family tax cut, all families with children will be better off. That includes working parents, stay-at-home parents, single parents, one-earner ...

Posted on Twitter My statement in the house today: http://t.co/PubO1jD0kW #cdnpoli #mbpoli

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the @NationalsFtbl Midget team-@fbmanitoba Midget Champions!

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, Canada has never, nor will it ever, bow to aggressors who wish to change our way of life. Sentry guards returned to the National ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, today UNICEF released a new report on child poverty, specifically looking at the effects of the recession. Could the Minister of State for Social ...

Posted on Twitter My statement in the House of Commons today: http://t.co/jpfAcoduwd #cdnpoli #mbpoli

Mentioned by mySteinbach.ca (blog) Peak of the Market processing capacity expanded This announcement was made by Manitoba Healthy Living and Seniors Minister Sharon Blady and Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona Lawrence Toet, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. “Manitoba's vegetables are a healthy addition to households here at home and across the country,” said Minister ... “Innovation is a driver for growth and prosperity across the entire value chain,” said MP Toet. “Our government is proud to invest in technology that will help deliver top-quality vegetables to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials I think we're all going down the same path, but I do want to continue on with the packaging aspect of things. My sense is that's ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

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.

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 ...