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  • Her favourite word is opposition.

Conservative MP for Portage—Lisgar (Manitoba)

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

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Government Advertising Mr. Speaker, we have actually tripled the investment for infrastructure, and even recently made announcements regarding art infrastructure projects. When it comes to the priorities of ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, we are on track to balance the budget. We are also fulfilling our commitment to Canadian families. We have expanded and increased the universal ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, every single measure that we have introduced to encourage and help young people with apprenticeships, the NDP has voted against. Here is what we ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the changes that we have made to EI have not at all impacted the way people can qualify for EI. However, what we have ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, it is too bad the New Democrats do not recognize the great work Canadians have done and that this government has done lifting over ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, here is what the NDP plan would do. It would cost $5 million, it would help less than 10% of Canadian families, it would ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, in regard to the housing agreements, they are coming to an end, because the mortgages are paid off. Canadians understand that when mortgages are ...

Posted on Twitter Only a Liberal would suggest that those who have come out of homelessness don't need a job @TOAdamVaughan.

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, we have been working together with the provinces and the municipalities. We have made unprecedented investments in housing. In fact, our investments have helped ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Discussed the role all levels of government have to play in supporting the housing sector. @marvinplett @FCM_online http://t.co/KKSEe6jGYI

Posted on Twitter Always encouraging to hear policy ideas from students like Jon, @laurenmaclean6 and @masuexternal from @casadaily. http://t.co/41GChDeStB

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Proud that our investments in Omega Foundation are making a difference. Use the new website to help open a RESP: http://t.co/2GWD0j5hL3

Posted on Twitter No better way to start the day and #EduSaveWeek than talking financial literacy with @meridiancu and @smartsaverorg! http://t.co/ts9ci4shdM

Posted on Twitter Thanks for inviting me @drewkroeker! http://t.co/JacFe1qtEk

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 ...