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  • His favourite word is ukraine.

Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 65.20% of the vote.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, let me say first that everyone on this side of the House is disgusted that the NDP would give voice to those who accuse ...

Posted on Twitter I am proud to #StandWithUKR Please share: http://t.co/38A8dx1S6l #cndpoli

Posted on Twitter I am disgusted that @MeganLeslieMP is promoting an event which denigrates #NATO http://t.co/0tBppInUdx #cndpoli #cpc #Ukraine

This week

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, last night the House voted on whether the Canada-EU trade agreement should be implemented as negotiated. The details of this agreement have been released, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan protests. Our government continues to stand with Ukraine in the face of its current challenges, unlike ...

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 You can see my commemoration video of Holodomor here: https://t.co/PUyRNYinT3 #Ukraine #cndpoli #Holodomor

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to join in this important debate on the Canada-European Union comprehensive economic and trade agreement, or CETA. As ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I rise to add my voice of support for Bill C-44. This is an important piece of legislation that would give more powers to ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter We’re putting more money back in your pocket - find out more: http://t.co/ACXiWgG7op #cdnpoli #cpc

Posted on Twitter The expanded Children’s Fitness Tax Credit will benefit 1.4 million families: http://t.co/oYfgJrim8r #NewTaxBreaks #cdnpoli #cpc

Posted on Twitter I welcome the Government help announced today for Manitoba Ranches. You can read more here: http://t.co/qeYODIZTJa #cndpoli

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fifth and sixth reports of the Standing Committee on National Defence in relation ...

Spoke in the House on Decorations for Bravery Mr. Speaker, on October 21, I was honoured to attend the Governor General's decorations for bravery ceremony. The decorations for bravery recognize people who risk their ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census) Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak on Bill C-626 and the proposed amendments to the Statistics Act. First and foremost, the government has consistently been ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Remembrance activities pay tribute to local Veterans - MP James Bezan ... ARGYLE, MB, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk–Interlake, today announced Government of Canada support for two local projects paying tribute to Canada's brave men and women who have served in uniform. MP Bezan ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Response to ISIL That was stuff that was incredibly handy for them. They are trained on it, they know how to use it, and there's easy adaptability, which is ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Let's go to the Standing Orders. First of all, Standing Order 114(1) states: The membership of standing and standing joint committees shall be set out in ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Role in NATO Operation Reassurance Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, General Hood and Admiral Couturier, for being with us today. It is good to be able to hear of all ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Member of Parliament James Bezan Highlights Harper Government's Support for ... SELKIRK, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2014) - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, spoke today to the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) regarding the New Building Canada Plan, the renewed federal Gas Tax Fund ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Member of Parliament James Bezan Highlights Harper Government's Support for ... SELKIRK, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2014) - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, spoke today to the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) regarding the New Building Canada Plan, the renewed federal Gas Tax Fund ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business Mr. Chair, I want to welcome you back. I can attest to the fact that you were following all the proceedings, because after every committee meeting ...

Mentioned by Brandon Sun Canada-Ukraine town hall set for next Tuesday Maguire will be joined by James Bezan, the conservative MP for Selkirk-Interlake, who has been a vocal critic of Russian aggression and who has visited Ukraine on numerous occasions over the past several months. Bezan will speak about the Government ...

Mentioned by Brandon Sun Canada-Ukraine town hall set for next Tuesday Maguire will be joined by James Bezan, the conservative MP for Selkirk-Interlake, who has been a vocal critic of Russian aggression and who has visited Ukraine on numerous occasions over the past several months. Bezan will speak about the Government ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) MPs to visit high school classrooms during Canada's Democracy Week TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - CIVIX is coordinating Rep Days between Members of Parliament and high school classes, beginning today with Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan visiting Warren Collegiate in Warren, Manitoba. Rep Days have also been ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think all of us understand that if we want to protect the ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq, and if we ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1 under ... I would suggest, Mr. Chair, it's a half-hour bell and it's going to take eight to ten minutes to vote and then ten minutes to come ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America, Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for coming in. I congratulate you, Mr. Walbourne, on your appointment as ombudsman to National Defence. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here. General Beare, I want to congratulate you on a great career and strong ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-478 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-456 An Act to amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-386 An Act to amend the Radiation Emitting Devices Act (tanning equipment) and to warn Canadians of the cancer risks of using tanning equipment