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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

Posted on Twitter Improved access to financing for small businesses in Canada. http://t.co/sKDwxSHg0l #mbpoli #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Reminder to employers: Canada Summer Jobs application deadline is January 30th~ http://t.co/VXnvWagc7e #cdnpoli #mbpoli #Elmwood #Transcona

A week ago

Posted on Twitter New funding for the Holodomor National Awareness Tour http://t.co/AW3PkxfEgB

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Canada Apprentice Loan initiative is now open for business and accepting applications. http://t.co/H8PynW9U4W #cdnpoli #mbpoli

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Important news regarding the pilot program for open work permits in Canada class http://t.co/RsWiYgjdhc #mbpoli #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Always a joy as a family establishes roots in our community. I joined Habitat for Humanity for a Key ceremony in Elmwood-Transcona today.

Two 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

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 in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, yesterday the OECD reaffirmed that Canada has a sound fiscal footing under the leadership of our Prime Minister. Our economy is envied around the ...

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. ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

More than three 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 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 ...