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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing my new friends at @culture_magazin a Merry Christmas. Thanks for the tea and good discussion! http://t.co/tTgtTn8rUS

Posted on Twitter Talked w @culture_magazin about our new family tax cuts that also helps new Canadians who want #choiceinchildcare. http://t.co/nQKhlvwFZX

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I joined my colleagues and @PMHarper in reading a Christmas classic. Thanks @PaulCalandra for putting it together. http://t.co/9UbGFjgEGU

Posted on Twitter The great thing about being an MP is being able to kiss the baby without having to change the diaper http://t.co/EIUl70JBPb

Posted on Twitter The Ont Early years Centre in Brampton is doing excellent work, great to discuss how we help young families @ParmGill http://t.co/j1s5HrAmCf

Posted on Twitter Thanks to the Ont Early Years Centre for hosting @ParmGill and I to discuss our govt's benefit package for families. http://t.co/nHD7VGuSY2

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, Canadians with disabilities know that there is no other government that has been as supportive of them, not only in terms of assisting them ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the absolute fact is all of the funding under the HPS program is available for Quebec. As proposals come in, and as I explained ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, that member is absolutely wrong. We have renewed and increased our investment in homelessness with our homelessness partnering strategy and our focus on Housing ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, here are the facts. Under our Conservative government, we have seen a major reduction in child poverty from a high of 18% under the ...

Spoke in the House on Government Priorities Mr. Speaker, here is what we are doing. We have signed our investment in affordable housing with the provinces. We trust the provinces and their ability ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, the fact is that under our government child poverty has been reduced to an all-time low. Under the Liberals, it was over 18%. We ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, the question is why will the NDP not support measures that actually lift children and families out of poverty? We are not saying this. ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, housing agreements have been coming to an end over the last many years and will continue to come to an end over the next ...

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 ...