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Conservative MP for Elmwood—Transcona (Manitoba)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, under this Conservative government, we have said that we would stand up for Canadian families, and that is what we are doing. Our new ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter New legislation has been introduced that will enhance railway safety & accountability #mbpoli #cdnpoli http://t.co/lMD7hEOsFt

This week

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, only our Conservative government is standing up for Canadian families. We introduced the family tax cut and enhanced the universal child care benefit. Now ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill C-51, the anti-terrorism act, 2015. This is not the first legislation that the Government of Canada has ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Additional support for victims of violence and their children and call for proposals http://t.co/COOZOzjiD7 #mbpoli #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Congratulations #Rotary on 110 years of service http://t.co/oIQYJSdDSZ #mbpoli #cdnpoli

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Joined my colleagues to present this flag to #Rotary for their work in Canada and abroad #cdnpoli #mbpoli http://t.co/XIaevFsJet

Posted on Twitter Joined my colleagues to present this flag to #Rotary Canada for their peace efforts.#Flag50 #cdnpoli #mbpoli http://t.co/RdWLC2DOzu

Posted on Twitter Yesterday, @HonRobNicholson provided an update on Pro-Russian violations of the ceasefire in Ukraine http://t.co/yQWBdqbfNd #cdnpoli #mbpoli

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, pro-Russian forces have blatantly violated the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Could the Minister of Foreign Affairs please update the House on the government's response ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, Canada remains committed to showing our solidarity with the Ukrainian people in the face of Russian military aggression. So far the Canadian Forces have ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, as we debate third reading of Bill S-5, I want to express my full support for the Nááts’ihch’oh national park reserve act. The purpose ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, our government knows that Canadian families know best how to spend their money. This is a fundamental difference between our party and the Liberals ...

Spoke in the House on Christmas Giving in Elmwood—Transcona Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House to recognize people of all ages and abilities in in Elmwood—Transcona who are taking the opportunity to give back ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials I know. That's new technology. One reason I bring that up is that ultimately, to a large degree for us to go forward on this issue, ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Minister Wong marks the end of Financial Literacy Month by highlighting the ... WINNIPEG, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), joined by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood–Transcona, attended the launch of a new online course, Financial Abuse of Older Adults: Recognize, ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Minister Wong marks the end of Financial Literacy Month by highlighting the ... WINNIPEG, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), joined by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood–Transcona, attended the launch of a new online course, Financial Abuse of Older Adults: Recognize, ...

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Minister Wong marks the end of Financial Literacy Month by highlighting the ... 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), joined by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood–Transcona, attended the launch of a new online course, Financial Abuse of Older Adults: Recognize, Review & Respond, ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Harper Government Celebrates Clean Technology Milestone in Winnipeg 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood–Transcona, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today celebrated a new milestone in New Flyer Industries' successful clean technology project in Winnipeg, Manitoba. MP Toet participated in the launch of a fleet of four battery-electric buses and a high-capacity charging station built as part of New Flyer's Electric Transit Bus Small Fleet Pilot Project. The new fleet will begin service with the Winnipeg ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY, votes ... Thank you for joining us today. It's always helpful to get a good handle on some of these estimates and some of the changes in the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials The other point I wanted to make was regarding a landfill tax that we had talked about, and Mr. Sopuck had raised that. I think the ...

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. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...