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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Connecting the Dots: Hamas, ISIS, and the Assault on Human Rights in the Middle East http://t.co/MNZO3SjGY9 via @HuffPostCanada

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Jim Prentice hires Conservative MP Rob Merrifield to aid trade | CTV News http://t.co/MBTeqKeqoy /Well done Rob!

Posted on Twitter Ukraine Pres Petro Poroshenko, "Canada has close friends all over the globe...God Bless your country!" http://t.co/159I7fUKW2

Posted on Twitter Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko to Parliament and all Canadians, "Thank you Canada for your support."

Posted on Twitter Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko addressing our Canadian Parliament, "Ukraine is bleeding for its independence." http://t.co/OMDYiEC2X8

Posted on Twitter The PM @pmharper addressing us and reiterating Canada's support for Ukraine and its democracy. http://t.co/icc81TvVSR

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Delegation to Israel Mr. Speaker, it is good to be back. On July 9, as I was travelling as a member of a parliamentary delegation to Israel, we were ...

A week ago

Mentioned by CJDC North Peace Regional Airport receives funding ahead of winter With signs of winter on the way, the North Peace Regional Airport is preparing for the season. During a press conference today, MP Bob Zimmer announced the airport will receive $350,000 in funding. Zimmer said the money will be used to purchase a snow ...

Mentioned by Alaska Highway News North Peace Airport nets Federal grant Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer was on hand as the announcement was made that $350,000 was granted from the Federal government for the equipment. Specifically, the funds will be used to purchase a new snowplow truck and de-icing ...

Mentioned by CJDC North Peace Regional Airport receives funding ahead of winter With signs of winter on the way, the North Peace Regional Airport is preparing for the season. During a press conference today, MP Bob Zimmer announced the airport will receive $350,000 in funding. Zimmer said the money will be used to purchase a snow ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Investment at the North Peace Regional Airport - Enhancing Safety in Northern ... FORT ST. JOHN, BC, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an investment of $349,558 for the replacement of a snow plow ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Transport Canada - Media Advisory – North Peace Regional Airport OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by Fred Jarvis, Chair, North Peace Airport Society, to announce Government of ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Pipeline News North Trudeau slammed for LNG comments Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer said that Trudeau “needs to understand the science of hydraulic fracking and the LNG and also oil and gas industry as a whole and understand that it is safe.” “There has been no issue of water contamination in ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Veterans Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise to commemorate the aboriginal men and women who have served Canada. Canada's military heritage has been enriched by aboriginal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I have listened to the comments of my colleague across the way with great curiosity. I am from British Columbia and have experienced InSite ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, the hon. member is one of the members across the way that I have learned to respect over the last three years. He is ...

Spoke in the House on Trinity Western University School of Law Mr. Speaker, the decisions made by the Law Societies of Upper Canada, Nova Scotia and British Columbia regarding the Trinity Western University School of Law are ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our government continues to advance the most ambitious pro-trade plan in Canadian history. In March, the Prime Minister and the president of South Korea ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Information and Communications Technologies Mr. Speaker, British Columbia is home to more than 650,000 kilometres of off-highway roads. These roads are not only used by commercial industries, such as the ...

Spoke in the House on Father's Day Mr. Speaker, as Father's Day approaches, I would like to speak about my dad Ernie Zimmer. He was born to two immigrant parents who homesteaded in ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact Okay. We heard from former presenters about when our children are born and issued a SIN number. Mr. Russo, I think it was you who said ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention This is a pretty broad question as well, with a pretty broad theme, in terms of what you've said. We know that food waste occurs. What ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, again, for appearing before committee. My first question is for Patti Miller. We heard from my colleague across the way about different markets, but ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for appearing before the committee today. My questions are predominantly for Ms. Bernier. We certainly appreciate what you do in ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you both for appearing before the ag committee today. Following along the lines of what my colleague across the way mentioned about the dairy industry ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you both for appearing before committee today. I have a couple of questions. Rex, you said seed companies weren't necessarily risk-takers on innovation and also ...