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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake (Manitoba)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Franklin Expedition Mr. Speaker, my mother was born in Chesterfield Inlet and was raised in the Arctic as my grandparents worked for the Hudson Bay Company. For me, ...

Posted on Twitter @JustinTrudeau should put interests of law-abiding Canadians first & support revoking citizenship of terrorists, like UK & Australia.

Posted on Twitter @JustinTrudeau lacks judgement on national security. First it was root causes after Bostom Bombing, now they hope terrorists repent.

Posted on Twitter @tedhsu's comments are shocking, given recent beheading of UK journalist. Terrorism must be taken seriously & punished harshly.

Posted on Twitter Today I had the opportunity to give a Members Statement on the Franklin Expedition in the #HoC https://t.co/Rk3EdvhL5O #cndpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I was also able to attend the #TerryFoxRun in Gimli and the Lillian Baron Breast Cancer Walk in Teulon #WalkForACure #Manitoba

Posted on Twitter It was great to be able to participate in the #Gimli Superwalk for #Parkinsons today

A week ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) MPs to visit high school classrooms during Canada's Democracy Week 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 scheduled over ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Investment at St. Andrews Airport ST. ANDREWS, MB, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk—Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $1,902,398 for the rehabilitation ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Notice - Transport Canada Media Advisory - St. Andrews Airport OTTAWA, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk—Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by Don Forfar, Mayor of the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews, and Jerry Roehr, Chair of St.

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca CFB Trenton Gets Boost in Aircrew Training and Support TRENTON, Ont. – James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Selkirk—Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant ...

Mentioned by ChrisD.ca York Boats Launched at Lower Fort Garry Historic Site James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, poses with guests and costumed interpreters in a York boat at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. The three York boats were built as one of a series of projects aimed at celebrating Métis history ...

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I am a little taken aback by some of the comments made by the member opposite. I am one of the farmers here, and ...

Spoke in the House on Battle of Normandy Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago today, Canada and our allies dared to attempt the seemingly impossible. They bravely landed on the heavily defended shores of Normandy ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Pickering—Scarborough East for his service as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. I am ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, I have received feedback from many veterans in my riding who have told me that our government needs to improve its communication with Canada's ...

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Okanagan—Shuswap for bringing this bill forward. As he mentioned, this was a bill that I introduced in the first ...

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 in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, let me first express my sincere condolences to the victims and their families affected by this horrific accident. Although this occurred many years ago, ...

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 in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the facts of this case are extremely troubling. Supporting military families is an important obligation for our government. That is why we have increased ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I know our study here is on the defence of North America. But because of what's happening in Eurasia at this point in time with the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members I want to come back again to the issue concerning the number of medical health professionals. You mentioned, General, that we're going through a review. Colonel ...

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