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Conservative MP for Elmwood—Transcona (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

Three days 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

This week

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 ...

A week 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.

Three weeks 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 ...

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Regional Development Mr. Speaker, our government is working hard to ensure that innovation leaders in my home province of Manitoba and across Canada have access to opportunities to ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise this afternoon to speak in support of our government's economic action plan 2014. I am very pleased that our ...