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Conservative MP for Portage—Lisgar (Manitoba)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter I'm so proud and thankful to be in the House of Commons today. Canada will not be intimidated.

Posted on Twitter Thank you to those of you who have sent me notes and texts and emails over the past day.

This week

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, this government has made unprecedented investments for the most vulnerable who are in need of housing, whether it is our homelessness partnering strategy with ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Why did @JustinTrudeau miss important votes yet again today in the HOC? Oh ya....he's out promoting his book...#selfinterest

Posted on Twitter .@MarjBoutinSweet @TOAdamVaughan Thanks for asking me about housing. Gave me a chance to discuss our Govts strong record on housing #cdnpoli

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Tune in to @CBCTheHouse today to hear me explain to @EvanSolomonCBC why parents need choice in childcare. #cdnpoli http://t.co/Rz3gkGnjle

Posted on Twitter Catching up with @Stockwell_Day, @WaiYoung, and Tom from my local EDA board in #Vancouver tonight! http://t.co/xE4zEgQBXp

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate that question, because it gives me the opportunity to talk about what our government has been doing to help the housing ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the member has the facts absolutely wrong. The facts are that those who are unemployed and have paid into the EI system are collecting. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, one of the greatest concerns facing families that have children with disabilities is what will happen to those children when they are gone. That ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, if the member has any information regarding specific employers that have laid off Canadians to replace them with temporary foreign workers, we would like ...

More than three months ago

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: ...

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 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 ...