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  • Her favourite word is police.

Conservative MP for Portage—Lisgar (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 76.00% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Hey @Brian_Pallister, @stphnmaher, and Cheryl @Corn_n_Apple, you’re going to want to watch this! You have 24 hours! http://t.co/rm7TL64H7d

Posted on Twitter Just did the #icebucketchallenge, good thing it’s such a hot day! Thanks for the nom @shamyjean and @LaurenMacLean6! http://t.co/rm7TL64H7d

Posted on Twitter Pleased to announce funds to support the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute on behalf of @RitzOffice w @MBGov http://t.co/EpHCGZdrVk

Posted on Twitter We’ve provided substantial funds to the province of Ontario for housing. His fellow Liberals in ON should explain their decisions to him 2/2

Posted on Twitter As the Liberal housing critic, @TOAdamVaughan should already know that funding decisions regarding housing are made by the provinces 1/2

Posted on Twitter The Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute does great work researching new ag practices. I’m looking forward to visiting them later today.

Three months ago

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.

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for the question and the great work he has done on behalf of the homeless throughout his career. Housing First ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, just like the NDP like to free-wheel with taxpayers' dollars, they like to free-wheel with the facts. Here are the facts on EI claims: ...

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 Housing Mr. Speaker, in fact, the ruling that was made recently, in Quebec, actually said the opposite of what that member asserts. What it did rule is ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Once again, Mr. Speaker, the member is completely distorting the facts and it is disappointing. Although the Social Security Tribunal is dealing with a large number ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, to begin with, we will not take any lessons from the Liberals when it comes the temporary foreign worker program, which it used to ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for the great work he has done on behalf of persons with disabilities. The legacy of the late Jim Flaherty ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, there have been no cuts to our homelessness partnering strategy. In fact, we have renewed our funding over five years. We have refocused on ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, we are listening, and we are providing common-sense solutions that actually produce results. The director of CHF, Nicholas Gazzard, said about the changes that ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Mr. Chair, I'm very happy to be here today. The last time I was here at this committee, I was actually sitting in the chair's position, ...

Mentioned by CJOB Mba MP's Bergen/Glover Named To Harper Cabinet Two Manitoba MP's figured prominently in today's Cabinet Shuffle on Parliament Hill. Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Candice Bergen, the MP for Portage-Lisgar, the Minister of State for Social Development. St. Boniface MP Shelly Glover is now the ...

Mentioned by CJOB Manitoba MP in Line for Cabinet Post? Candice Bergen - MP for Portage Lisgar - is reportedly one of several female MPs who could be moving from the back benches into Harper's inner circle. Bergen - elected under the name Candice Hoeppner - is known most to Canadians for introducing a bill ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Good morning to the witnesses. Thank you both for being here this morning. We've been engaged in this study for ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you. I also want to go back to one of your other recommendations, the federal national records management system. Can you compare that...? I know ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Chief Palson, for being here. It's so nice to see somebody from home. I want to begin by ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing After being there and seeing the amazing facilities they have, not only the simulators for driving training or other purposes, but the real-life.... They have full ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing One program that's very popular and quite successful in Manitoba, and for sure in Portage la Prairie in my riding, is Citizens on Patrol. I don't ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thanks, Mr. Chair. In the last few minutes, I want to follow up on a few things that my colleague, Mr. Rousseau, was asking about. We've ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the guests for being here today. We certainly are hearing a very similar message, whether it's ...

Mentioned by Portage Daily Graphic Portage RM burned by census The council enlisted Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen to contact Statistics Canada about their concerns. “We feel it was done inaccurately and we want some explanations on that because it does affect the funding that we get, the grant money that we get,” ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) 'Dirty, rotten, bastards' carpet bombing my riding: Pat Martin New Democratic Party MP Pat Martin is accusing Conservative MPs of dirty tricks, saying they are using their free mailing privileges to flood his riding of Winnipeg Centre with partisan letters to his constituents. ... Manitoba including Manitoba caucus chairman Robert Sopuck (Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette), Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (Provencher), Minister of State for Transport Steven Fletcher (Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley) Candice Bergen (Portage-Lisgar), James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake) ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca (blog) Politics on TV: Robocalls, Warawa and drug seizures Responding to the report was an MP panel of Candice Bergen, Randall Garrison and Francis Scarpaleggia, where Bergen noted that the government had increased the number of front-line officers, said that cuts were to redundant positions, and then tested ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) There is budget day, then there is budget night In walk ministers and members of Parliament – Lisa Raitt, John Baird, Candice Bergen, Ted Menzies, Leona Aglukkaq, some itching for a cocktail, some ready to settle in for a steak dinner with caucus members in the private dining lounge. .... Don Newman; Peter Milliken, who drove in for the event; Andrew Scheer; NDP MPs Alain Giguère and Jonathan Genest-Jourdain; Liberal MP Mark Eyking; Brian Lee Crowley, Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute; Julie Jacobson and Yaroslav Baran of Earnscliffe. Respect ...