Northumberland—Peterborough South

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April 19, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Justin Trudeau’s budget

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement ahead of Justin Trudeau’s 2021 federal budget: “Across the country, Canadians were looking forward to beginning to re-open and to round the corner on COVID-19. But now, we find ourselves in Justin...

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April 15, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces climate change plan

  Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, unveiled the Conservative climate change plan. Recognizing the important role Canada has in combatting climate change, the comprehensive plan will achieve substantially the same emissions reductions by 2030 as the government's current plan, while creating...

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April 12, 2021

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Justin Trudeau’s vaccine failure

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement: “Canadians are having a very difficult time coping with the current spike in COVID-19 cases and accompanying lockdowns. Hospitalizations and ICU admissions are soaring. Business are closed, and workers are losing their...

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April 06, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole pledges pandemic response public inquiry

  Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement: “Last spring, when it was clear that vaccines would be the key tool to turn the page in the crisis, Justin Trudeau dropped the ball completely. “He turned to China, of all...

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Philip Lawrence

Meet Your MP

Conservative Member of Parliament for
Northumberland-Peterborough South

Be sure to visit the official website for Philip Lawrence MP at 

http://philiplawrencemp.ca/

Philip started his studies in Political Science at Brock University where he earned his BA. He went on to attend Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of business to obtain his law degree and MBA. He started his practice in law with a focus on taxation and corporations. In 2008 he joined one of Canada’s largest financial institution becoming the third generation in his family to work in Financial Services.

He was one of the best financial planners within the Estate and Financial Planning team. Philip also chose to contribute to his profession by volunteering at the Financial Planning Standards Council. He participated in developing the examination questions and eventually moving to the disciplinary committee, where he continues to serve.

Philip is the son of James (Jim) and Leslie Lawrence. Jim worked in insurance and financial services, bringing Philip on as an associate during his university studies. Leslie was a teacher. The family spent brief periods in Regina, Saskatchewan and the Durham area before his settling in the small town of Pelham Ontario, where they had a horse farm, Southwinds Stables. Philip quickly learned the importance of hard work and how to take care of horses. As he grew into a young teenager he helped the family with managing over 30 horses being boarded at the facility, gave riding lessons and ran summer camps with his sister.

In 2004 Philip married Natasha. Natasha is an Occupational Therapist. They moved to a farm in Orono, Ontario in January 2013 and they were soon blessed with their two children, James (age 4) and Margaret (age 3). Philip enjoys riding... Read Bio