Larry Schneider (politician)

Lawrence "Larry" Schneider, PC (born March 23, 1938) is a Canadian politician.

Larry Schneider

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Regina—Wascana
In office
November 21, 1988  October 25, 1993
Preceded byDistrict was created in 1987
Succeeded byRalph Goodale
Personal details
Born (1938-03-23) March 23, 1938
Regina, Saskatchewan
Political partyProgressive Conservative
CabinetMinister of Western Economic Diversification (1993)
CommitteesChair, Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs (1991–1993)

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he was mayor of Regina from 1979 until 1988. In the 1988 federal election, he was elected as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Regina—Wascana. Under Kim Campbell's government, from June 25, 1993 until November 3, 1993, he was Minister of Western Economic Diversification. He lost his seat in the 1993 election to Ralph Goodale.

He was president of the Prairie Implement Manufacturers' Association.

Schneider supported Conservative Party candidate Michael Kram in the riding of Regina-Wascana in the 2015 federal election.[1]

Electoral record


1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes%±%
Liberal(x) Ralph Goodale19,55544.3+11.5
New DemocraticDonna Shire9,32321.1-11.8
Progressive ConservativeLarry Schneider6,94315.7-18.3
ReformAndrew Jackson6,93515.7
NationalJohn Keen7341.7
Natural LawC. Angus Hunt2280.5
Christian HeritageHugh Owens1920.4
IndependentBarry James Farr1850.4
Canada PartyWalter P. Sigda640.1
Total valid votes 44,159100.0
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes%
Progressive Conservative(x) Larry Schneider15,33934.0
New DemocraticDickson Bailey14,82932.9
LiberalRalph Goodale14,80432.8
CommunistKimball Cariou760.2
LibertarianIan Christopher Madsen650.1
Total valid votes 45,113100.0


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