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  • His favourite word is years.

Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake (Manitoba)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Happy #Easter ! https://t.co/2rRaK3E1PT

Two days ago

Mentioned by Parksville Qualicum Beach News Nanaimo-Alberni MP salutes Navy vesels that fight crime Nanaimo-Alberni MP James Lunney took the opportunity to highlight the operation in the House of Commons asking Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, James Bezan about the participation of two Canadian Navy ships. "Transnational ...

Posted on Twitter #PMharper gov't takes principled stand against #Russia’s illegal actions. #Canada will not attend #ArcticCouncil meetings in Moscow. #cpc

Posted on Twitter Canada will not be attending #ArcticCouncil working-group meetings in Moscow this week in response to #Russia’s provocation of #Ukraine #cpc

Mentioned by Abbotsford News Nanaimo-Alberni MP salutes Navy vesels that fight crime Nanaimo-Alberni MP James Lunney took the opportunity to highlight the operation in the House of Commons asking Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, James Bezan about the participation of two Canadian Navy ships. "Transnational ...

This week

Posted on Twitter My call for clememcy for Rayhaneh Jabbari http://t.co/e714HR9uJc #Iran #cndpoli #cpc

A week ago

Posted on Twitter RIP @JimFlaherty: a prince of a man, a first class act, loved by all, respected by our nation, a friend forever. #cpc http://t.co/aUa6Dqx0AY

Posted on Twitter My deepest condolences to the family of Jim Flaherty. His passing is a great loss for his family, friends, our country and the world.

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Nanaimo—Alberni for his support of the Canadian Armed Forces. Today our government is proud to welcome home ...

Spoke in the House on Search and Rescue Mr. Speaker, first of all, as the report said, we are resourced, we are capable, and we are delivering search and rescue services across this country. ...

Spoke in the House on Iran Mr. Speaker, despite President Rouhani's charm offensive, the Islamic Republic of Iran continues to violate human rights and persecute political prisoners at an accelerated rate. Over ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, first, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the MacEachern family, and our government takes this issue of member suicide very seriously. In ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Communications Security Establishment Canada intelligence-gathering policies and practices and Supplementary Estimates (C) ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the minister and the officials for coming in and spending time with us today, especially since we had ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, as the member knows, when we were at committee earlier today, the minister was very clear that the letter was supposed to go out ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to table today. The first is on behalf of citizens who want to recognize the inherent rights of farmers, derived ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Okay good. I just wanted to know that. Although if somebody is a public servant and also happens to be in the reserves that wouldn't be ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. I would like to begin ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, this government is committed to cadet organizations and their role in promoting good citizenship, leadership, community service, and physical fitness among young Canadians. On ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I want to thank the witnesses for sharing their knowledge and expertise with us today in our study on the defence of North America. General, when ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Megan Leslie Criticized Over 9/11 Truther Event Listed On Her Website Manitoba MP James Bezan made the charge in the House of Commons Thursday after it was discovered that the events listing on Megan Leslie's website included a Halifax talk hosted by Richard Gage, founder of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Megan Leslie Criticized Over 9/11 Truther Event Listed On Her Website Manitoba MP James Bezan made the charge in the House of Commons Thursday after it was discovered that the events listing on Megan Leslie's website included a Halifax talk hosted by Richard Gage, founder of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth.

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for appearing today and sharing their ideas and experience with us. I want to just go ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Selkirk-Interlake MP among 13 Canadians banned from Russia WINNIPEG — Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan is one of 13 Canadians barred from travelling to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat between the two countries. “I think all of us feel this is a badge of honour,” said Bezan. “Whatever Russia's trying to do here isn't ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Bezan calls ban a 'badge of honour' A Manitoba MP has become a pawn in the high-risk chess game between western powers and Russia in their showdown over Crimea. James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake) was one of 13 Canadian lawmakers and officials Monday to be barred entry into Russia.

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members I'll just follow up on that, because you're talking about screening and that they're already in care. There are two questions here; one is on the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank both Colonel Blais and Colonel Mann for coming in today. I appreciate all the work that you're doing ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for appearing today. Through them, I want to pass on our gratitude to everyone who has ...

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