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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.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I am outraged, but not surprised that the Iranian regime carried out the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari. http://t.co/ntHvut6qof #Iran

Posted on Twitter From what @TedOpitz and I saw, #Ukraine ran a fair and open election. Read more here: http://t.co/irSbqs7D8F

This week

Posted on Twitter Show the families of Warrant Officer Vincent & Cpl Cirillo that we will not forget their sacrifice https://t.co/z85JWA3mRj #CanadaStrong

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I will be departing for #Ukraine later today to be an observer for their upcoming elections. Read more here: http://t.co/kUX98UHZ6n

Posted on Twitter You can read my statement on the terrorist attack that occurred yesterday here: http://t.co/PjHFG4TvM0 #CanadaStrong

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, our thoughts and prayers are with all military families who have lost loved ones. What transpired in this case is not acceptable. As soon ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Westlock—St. Paul for his unwavering support for the members of the Canadian Armed Forces. Preparations for Operation ...

Posted on Twitter I have announced the next step to bring high speed Internet to #SelkirkInterlake Read more here: http://t.co/HfzuPVbhlZ #cndpoli

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak in the House regarding Canada's engagement in the combat mission against ISIL. I have to ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Iran Mr. Speaker, I am again advocating for Iranian prisoner Ms. Reyhaneh Jabbari. Ms. Jabbari continues to be at risk of imminent execution for defending herself and ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am always interested in hearing the mathematically challenged Liberals talking about investments in the Canadian Armed Forces. I am thankful, though, that I ...

Spoke in the House on La défense nationale Mr. Speaker, we have troops deployed around the world right now in non-combat missions. The HMCS Toronto is just leaving the Black Sea as part of ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, that is not at all what has happened. We know that this conversation started back in August with President Obama reaching out to Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Islamic State Mr. Speaker, Canada will not and cannot stand idly by while the barbaric terrorist organization ISIL continues its slaughter of innocent civilians and religious minorities. We ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Support for Ojibway Language Learning: Government of Canada Provides ... The Government of Canada is providing $28,828 in funding through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative to support two Ojibway language-learning initiatives for children and community members of all ages. James Bezan, Member of Parliament ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Just on Sunday we commemorated in Canada the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest battle that Canada faced during World War II. Ultimately we had command ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Both of you talked about the threat assessment and we've heard from some witnesses that there is no threat to Canadian sovereignty in terms of a ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America We see that now with Keystone and everything else, such as country of origin labelling. The one thing I want to touch on is the whole ...

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