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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, every communication with the Government of Canada network is monitored for malware and viruses. The only information that is used, retained or shared is ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, I thank Captain Young for her service to this country. She is a brave young woman. I can say that we are very sympathetic ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Pickering—Scarborough East for his services to Canada as one of our Armed Forces veterans. I am pleased ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, this is a timely debate we are having, especially with the event that happened today in Montreal, where swastikas were painted on cars and ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, it was one year ago this week that I was on the streets of the Maidan just following the massacre of the Heavenly Hundred. ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter The banning of all imports of Canadian beef is an overreaction. You can read more here: http://t.co/1XFvvI3KR1 #cndpoli #cpc

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Advertising Mr. Speaker, recruitment, training and retention are key priorities for the Canadian Armed Forces. The new recruitment advertising campaign is part of our commitment to support ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, it is very rich for the Liberals to try to preach that we have not spent enough on our Armed Forces when they oversaw ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here today and also for indulging us while we had to go for votes. ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Kootenay—Columbia for his intervention today, as well as for his experience as a veteran of the ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I’m proud to take part in the “Share your moment with the flag” challenge #FLAG50 #cndpoli http://t.co/7Uf7wfocbk

Posted on Twitter I was pleased to hold roundtables yesterday in #SelkirkInterlake on access to seniors care. You can read more here: http://t.co/1UXsbDBE5B

Mentioned by Digital Journal Government of Canada Supports Lord Selkirk School Division START Program ... Today, James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of Justice Minister Peter MacKay, announced $60,000 in funding to the Lord Selkirk School Division to support youth with cognitive impairments or mental health issues who are also ...

Posted on Twitter I am pleased with our Government’s support for LSSD to provide support for justice system involved youth : http://t.co/hbATlVA2bj #cndpoli

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Lt Gen Vance corrects the record. The #NDP need to apologize for their attacks on a senior CAF commander: http://t.co/jeD9gaROdf #cndpoli

Posted on Twitter Best of luck to @Baird in the future. A great Foreign Affairs Minister and a strong, principled voice for Canada. #cndpoli #cpc

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on Canada's Response to ISIL Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank Ministers Nicholson and Baird for being with us. To the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Lawson, it's ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Okay, follow it through and run with it that way. We were talking about capabilities. As you mentioned, we have exported some of our capabilities in ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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, ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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