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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter #FreeSavchenko from illegal detention in #Russia #Ukraine #cndpoli http://t.co/qimohDWEJH

Posted on Twitter #Canada and #Ukraine are actively engaged in negotiations toward a free trade agreement #cndpoli Read more: http://t.co/AToLveKgfD

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Langley for his strong commitment in standing in support of the people of Ukraine. Our government is ...

Voted Yes on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter #FreeSavchenko from illegal detention in #Russia #HungerStrike since end of December #Ukraine #cndpoli

This week

Mentioned by Sun News Network Europe needs to unite to discourage Russian aggression in Ukraine, Tory MP says OTTAWA - A veteran Tory MP says Europe needs to do more to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, said Canada has limited leverage because Russia isn't one of ...

Posted on Twitter Learn more about how Conservatives are #ToughOnCrime: http://t.co/Fp2kL4sZSr #cdnpoli #cpc

Posted on Twitter I was honoured to be invited to speak at the Royal Military Institute of Manitoba yesterday http://t.co/RKFk9HFZlI #cndpoli

Posted on Twitter I was pleased to announce improved access for Canadians with disabilities in St. Laurent #Manitoba today http://t.co/FdA2Ip8W2z #cndpoli

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, unlike the Liberals who oversaw and neglected our armed forces through the decade of darkness, and the NDP who would prefer to never purchase ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to providing the best possible care for our soldiers. These funds will help our soldiers and our veterans. I do ...

Spoke in the House on Government Contracts Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to providing the best care possible for our men and women in uniform. It was our government that boosted the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Etobicoke Centre for his great support for Ukraine. There has indeed been increased activity in the Baltic Sea region ...

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I'm talking about their nuclear capabilities. He uses it in his speeches all the time. His Friday address to the Kremlin was over the top, sabre-rattling, ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke for all her hard work on behalf of the Canadian Armed Forces. The Minister of National ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada to train Ukrainian military cops as Ottawa seeks closer ties At the same time, Nicholson's parliamentary secretary, Conservative MP James Bezan, revealed in the House of Commons that two CF-18 jet fighters assigned to NATO's Baltic air policing mission intercepted three Russian aircraft in the border vicinity of ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Etobicoke Centre for his question and his service as a proud veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I want to thank both witnesses for appearing today. I've been interested in your comments. I want to come back quickly to BMD. In Canada, although ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I welcome this opportunity to respond to the question from the member for Drummond. In a previous Parliament I chaired the Standing Committee on ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Gentlemen, thanks for joining us today. I appreciate your opening comments and I'm looking forward to the continuing dialogue. You were just talking about the U.S. ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Tory MP personally delivers Ukraine aid A series of documents released under the Access to Information Act show Conservative MP James Bezan and a staffer were last minute additions to a C-130J relief flight that shipped helmets, protective vests, tents and sleeping bags to beleaguered Ukrainian ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) Conservative MP personally delivers army relief supplies to Ukraine - twice A series of documents released under the Access to Information Act show Conservative MP James Bezan and a staffer were last minute additions to a C-130J relief flight that shipped helmets, protective vests, tents and sleeping bags to beleaguered Ukrainian ...

Mentioned by Smithers Interior News Tory MP personally delivers Ukraine aid A series of documents released under the Access to Information Act show Conservative MP James Bezan and a staffer were last minute additions to a C-130J relief flight that shipped helmets, protective vests, tents and sleeping bags to beleaguered Ukrainian ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tory MP James Bezan Personally Delivers Supplies To Ukraine - Twice A series of documents released under the Access to Information Act show Conservative MP James Bezan and a staffer were last minute additions to a C-130J relief flight that shipped helmets, protective vests, tents and sleeping bags to beleaguered Ukrainian ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1b ... Mr. Chair, first of all, I'm on a point of order, so don't start the clock yet. Mr. Chisholm, in the last exchange with the minister, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to welcome you both to the committee and thank you for being here. I have spent a lot of time ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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