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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Conservative MP for Prince George—Peace River (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 62.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Trinity Western law students OK to practise in Nova Scotia | CBCNews.ca Mobile http://t.co/96vzuXi4sn /well done Nova Scotia

Posted on Twitter Zimmer: We've never stopped supporting veterans - Columnists - Alaska Highway News http://t.co/NoB16DItAr

Posted on Twitter Green Party in HOC actually complaining that eastern Canada gets its oil from other countries...maybe Greens should support pipelines then?

Posted on Twitter “@SunNewsNetwork: Muslims beat up Jewish man to 'protest Israel', text 'I'm going to go Jew bashing' http://t.co/JCnViYvbdf” Shameful.

Posted on Twitter “@shirleybond: We love where we live! RT “@TourismBCNorth: Wow! http://t.co/J6pSr1iEG6”” Beautiful BC!

Posted on Twitter Off to work. http://t.co/aTGeMPBy7L

Two days ago

Mentioned by Energeticcity.ca Op-ed: “For those saying the timing is right to support veterans, we've never ... The following is an op-ed written by Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer, in which he discusses the Conservative's decision to close the Veteran Affairs Office in Prince George, how it will effect local veterans, and what the government has done for ...

This week

Mentioned by Energeticcity.ca First-ever collaborated meeting held between Western MPs and “mutual ... “Exploring Our Canadian Productivity Potential” was co-chaired by Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River and Chair of BC/Yukon Caucus, Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert and Chair of Saskatchewan Caucus, and ... “What I can say is that regulatory stuff is where we still want to change some of the regulations that are still affecting these companies, and ensure too that we we're not having regulations come in that are obstructionist to competition in the market,” MP.

A week ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs spent almost $52-million in first half of 2014-15, expense reports show MP expenses: Conservative MP Bob Zimmer has spent $252,405.18 in the first half of the 2014 fiscal year, the most of all MPs so far. By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | Published: Monday, 01/19/2015 12:00 am EST Last Updated: Tuesday, 01/20/2015 4:49 pm EST.

Mentioned by Prince George Citizen Veterans' office closed because of lack of work, says Zimmer Prince George's Veterans Affairs office was closed because the workload simply was not there, Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer said this week. "I checked and the active files at the time it was closed was only 15," Zimmer said. Zimmer met with city ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Alaska Highway News Fort St. John, Dawson Creek mull projects for the Build Canada Fund Dawson Creek held a special council meeting Thursday morning with Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer to talk about the cities priority infrastructure projects in light of the upcoming deadline for the Build Canada Fund grant program. Photo By Mike ...

Mentioned by Energeticcity.ca Service Canada will broaden the base for veterans, not reduce it: MP Bob Zimmer Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer says the decision to close the Veterans Service Office in Prince George was made in an effort to streamline the overhaul through Service Canada; going on to say the decision will not reduce the support of local ...

Two months ago

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

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and a pleasure for me to support the establishment of the Rouge national urban park. Indeed, the creation of Rouge ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Mr. Speaker, we all know that the NDP will bring back the wasteful and ineffective long gun registry should they ever get the chance. The member ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, as B.C. caucus chair, I would like to present this petition from British Columbia as it calls upon all members of Parliament to condemn ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Vote 5b under OFFICES OF THE INFORMATION AND ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mr. Therrien, for appearing before our committee today. I certainly don't admire your job in the environment we have today; ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND ... It's more just a comment on freedoms that the rest of Canadian farmers had prior to marketing freedom. The western Canadians were looking for equality and ...

Spoke in the House on Birthday Congratulations Mr. Speaker, Albert Flett, a constituent of mine from Chetwyn, B.C., was born in northwestern Alberta in 1914. His actual birthdate was never recorded, but he ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act I would first like to say that my thoughts and prayers go out to Pat Quinn's family for their loss today. He was a great Canadian. ...

Spoke in the House on Citizen Consultation Preceding Natural Resource Development Mr. Speaker, I am thankful for this opportunity to comment on Motion No. 533 and to reinforce my colleague's comments that much of what it proposes ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, the finding of the HMS Erebus is a magnificent accomplishment, one that was celebrated in Canada from coast to coast to coast and throughout ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, witnesses, for coming today. I just thought of an analogy. I've been a carpenter for many years, and my dad was a carpenter before ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you. The next question goes to the professor. I appreciate your opening comments. But in one of your comments you questioned whether farmers would be ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for appearing at committee today. I'm just looking at an article in the Alberta Farmer Express. The title of the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Minister, for coming today. I also want to thank you.... I don't know if we've seen you in committee since you came up to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Certificate of Nomination of Mary Elizabeth Dawson to the Position of Conflict ... I represent 105,000 constituents from Prince George—Peace River. For members, we represent our constituents; that's our prime job here in Ottawa. Perhaps I can use the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD, ... Perfect. Just one more question, we've already talked about CETA, and you and Minister Fast have worked hard on the file. In many of my questions ...