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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake (Manitoba)

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

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter My wife, Kelly, and I met @RonMacLeanCBC and @JenBotterill at Rogers Hometown Hockey in Selkirk yesterday! http://t.co/EHHwclq1NX

This week

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Stonewall #Manitoba will construct a wetland of about 20 hectares w/ the help of the New #BuildingCanada Plan funds http://t.co/qnIYQdTBpJ

Posted on Twitter Arborg #Manitoba will upgrade 2 km of aging watermains thanks to Small Communities Fund of New #BuildingCanada Plan http://t.co/kIJ8xEExT9

Posted on Twitter Beausejour #Manitoba to expand its lagoon thanks to the New #BuildingCanada Plan http://t.co/kIJ8xEExT9 #cndpoli

Posted on Twitter St. Andrews #Manitoba to extend its main trunk sewer system to connect more residents with New #BuildingCanada Plan http://t.co/qnIYQdTBpJ

Posted on Twitter Winnipeg Beach #Manitoba to improve its lagoon treatment thaks to New #BuildingCanada Plan http://t.co/kIJ8xEExT9

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 ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak in the House regarding Canada's engagement in the combat mission against ISIL. I have to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Iran Mr. Speaker, I am again advocating for Iranian prisoner Ms. Reyhaneh Jabbari. Ms. Jabbari continues to be at risk of imminent execution for defending herself and ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am always interested in hearing the mathematically challenged Liberals talking about investments in the Canadian Armed Forces. I am thankful, though, that I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on La défense nationale Mr. Speaker, we have troops deployed around the world right now in non-combat missions. The HMCS Toronto is just leaving the Black Sea as part of ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, that is not at all what has happened. We know that this conversation started back in August with President Obama reaching out to Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Islamic State Mr. Speaker, Canada will not and cannot stand idly by while the barbaric terrorist organization ISIL continues its slaughter of innocent civilians and religious minorities. We ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the Government of Canada has routinely deployed the Canadian Armed Forces around the world in non-combat roles. It has never been the practice to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, yesterday the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, made a landmark visit to Canada. I was proud to welcome President Poroshenko to our great country. ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Support for Ojibway Language Learning: Government of Canada Provides ... The Government of Canada is providing $28,828 in funding through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative to support two Ojibway language-learning initiatives for children and community members of all ages. James Bezan, Member of Parliament ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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