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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

Posted on Twitter Proud to announce with @TedOpitz new measures taken by the Canadian Government to support human rights in #Ukraine http://t.co/QmPvjx99LA

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter When I was in #Ukraine two weeks ago, I made a statement while I was on the #Maidan , you can watch it here: https://t.co/Mfy8xZ0jd0

Three days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter I was proud to announce today a significant investment to enhance the training environment at CFB Trenton. http://t.co/n6kjNwdmDt #cndpoli

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Shocked and saddened to hear of the crash of #MH17 in #Ukraine and the loss of innocent lives. My thoughts & prayers are with the families

Posted on Twitter I was in Lundar today announcing Government Investment in Recreational Fisheries Conservation Projects. Learn more: http://t.co/7qZ1gNDGcH

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Showcasing the Natural and Cultural History of the East Beaches Area The Government of Canada is providing financial support to the Rural Municipality of St. Clements for the renovation of the Heritage Wing in the Grand Marais Community Central. James Bezan, Member of Parliament (Selkirk-Interlake), on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) Showcasing the Natural and Cultural History of the East Beaches Area The Government of Canada is providing financial support to the Rural Municipality of St. Clements for the renovation of the Heritage Wing in the Grand Marais Community Central. James Bezan, Member of Parliament (Selkirk-Interlake), on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by ChrisD.ca Feds Fund $70K in Renos to Grand Marais Heritage Wing The federal government is funding a renovation of the Heritage Wing in the Grand Marais Community Central. Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan made the $70,000 funding announcement Monday for the project. The renovation of the Heritage Wing will ...

Posted on Twitter Today I also announced funding for the Heritage Room in the Grand Marais Community Central. Learn more: http://t.co/jwkfUxpqlO #cndpoli #cpc

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament James Bezan to Make an Announcement ... - SYS GRAND MARAIS, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/14 -- On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, James Bezan, Member of Parliament (Selkirk-Interlake), will make an announcement about the ...

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 in the House on Iran Accountability Week Mr. Speaker, as part of Iran Accountability Week, parliamentarians are highlighting the efforts of the global Iranian political prisoner advocacy project. Canadian parliamentarians are paired with ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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