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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.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Kildonan—St. Paul for her work in ending human trafficking and child warriors. These are indeed horrific and ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the start of the Euromaidan protests, a popular, grassroots rejection of former Ukrainian President Yanukovych and his refusal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Posted on Twitter I am disappointed with the Manitoba Throne Speech, specifically, the flood protection proposed by the Manitoba NDP http://t.co/dWXzyGb4sc

Posted on Twitter I was honoured to be a part of this #Holodomor service last week http://t.co/kwubVAra6U #cndpoli #HoC

A week 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

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 ...

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

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Naval Current Situation Renewal and Modernization Mr. Chair, on a point of order, I'd just like to remind the committee again that we don't expect officials from the department or from the ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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

Three 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 ...

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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. ...

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