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  • His favourite word is fish.

Conservative MP for Dauphin—Swan River—Marquette (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 63.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Regional Economic Development Mr. Speaker, recently the RCMP announced that it had decided to discontinue its use of the iconic muskrat hat. This unilateral move by the RCMP has ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Manitoba MP defends trapping after RCMP mull phasing out muskrat hats "When I heard about the RCMP planning to phasing out muskrat fur hats I was extremely upset," said Conservative MP Robert Sopuck, who represents Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette. By the end of the day, the Conservative government went over the heads ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Teaching Excellence Award Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate Mr. Byron Ross, who was recently recognized by our Prime Minister with an award for teaching excellence. Mr. Ross taught ...

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act Mr. Speaker, as I listened to the last two speeches, I realized that it is clearly time to set the record straight. The member for Cardigan ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Comox Vallety Record Oyster River Enhancement Society awarded grants for salmon habitat ... From left: Jim Loring, Oyster River Enhancement Society, shows the impact of Salmon Conservation Stamp funds to Minister John Duncan (MP, Vancouver Island North) and MP Robert Sopuck (MP, Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette) at the Oyster River ...

A month ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservative MP's mail out draws charges of BOIE hypocrisy As the New Democrats await the judicial review of an order that they repay over $1 millions in taxpayer-funded partisan mailing, a mail out from Conservative MP Robert Sopuck is providing further fuel to charges of Conservative hypocrisy. Initially reported by ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Former Tory MP Mark blasts his party for not holding fair nominations in ... Former Conservative MP Inky Mark, left, is criticizing his own party for failing to hold free and open nominations in the riding of Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette, Man. but incumbent Conservative MP Robert Sopuck is dismissing the criticism as 'nonsense' and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Former Tory MP Mark blasts his party for not holding fair nominations in ... Former Conservative MP Inky Mark, left, is criticizing his own party for failing to hold free and open nominations in the riding of Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette, Man. but incumbent Conservative MP Robert Sopuck is dismissing the criticism as 'nonsense' and ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by mySteinbach.ca (blog) New on-farm conservation projects to benefit the environment Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, were in Ste. Rose du Lac to announce this program. “We are investing in the long-term health of our environment, ... “Canadian farmers are responsible stewards of our land and water resources,” said MP Sopuck. “Growing Forward 2 programs help farmers implement best management practices that support ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. The hon. member across the way referred to me as making a comment, and I have yet ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials I think my colleague across the way is very correct to raise the issue of pharmaceuticals, just dealing with the idea of municipal solid waste. But ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... Thank you. In my previous lives I was involved with wildlife conservation and the communication of hunting. I'm currently the chair of the Conservative hunting and ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, I appreciate that. Mr. Thurlow, I was very interested in your comments and Ms. Labrie's as well on how far cellulosic ethanol has come ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, today I am proud to stand up in the House of Commons to inform Canadians of the work our government is doing to reduce ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Ms. Leung, I was very interested in your Manitoba roots in particular, and the fact that you started by recycling old newspapers, cardboard, and so on. ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I listened with great interest to the speech of my colleague from Winnipeg South Centre. I have the honour of serving in the Manitoba ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials What you're advocating for, then, is for governments to artificially raise the price of electricity for the electricity produced by facilities such as yours. I appreciate ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... It's quite clear that seal populations are abundant. The hunt is well managed, and it's monitored very closely. I think the so-called animal cruelty issues have ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... Perfect. I want to take up on something Mr. McKay talked about, the notion of volatile weather events causing damage and great harm. I'm more familiar ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Use of Eco-certification in Wild-Capture and Aquaculture Fisheries My own strong view is that Canada's environmental practices across the board, regardless of what industry it is, are world-class and I find it offensive that ...

Spoke in the House on National Conservation Plan Mr. Speaker, our government's new national conservation plan has been welcomed by farmers, landowners, hunters, anglers, and conservation groups. The Canadian Wildlife Federation said, “The Federal ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, my question for the minister relates to investments that our government is making in Canada's youth. Providing Canada's youth with opportunities, information, and education ...