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  • His favourite word is troops.

Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 52% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Foreign regimes like Saudi Arabia are directly profiting from Justin Trudeau’s unwillingness to support our own ene… https://t.co/QonyM83m3a

Posted on Twitter Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy is entwined with Canada’s heritage. He successfully united our nation & forged a bri… https://t.co/vBjfL5p4Dq

Posted on Twitter Our soldiers are being deprived of basic equipment like sleeping bags & rucksacks under this Trudeau government. Th… https://t.co/BtgtVkiS23

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to see approval of sale of $1 million in Canadian made sniper rifles for #Ukraine. Still waiting for… https://t.co/fY9zSWDiNU

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau is disrespecting the wishes and role of Provinces by unilaterally imposing an ineffective carbon tax… https://t.co/EZ0eQOkE69

This week

Posted on Twitter With tax hikes, regulation increases, & reckless spending, Trudeau continues to damage our economy. Canadian famil… https://t.co/62nieI41dh

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Conservative party playing politics in midst of gun concern: Goodale Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has accused the Conservative Party of “playing politics” with public safety after MP James Bezan targeted several Liberal MPs on Twitter over the government's new gun legislation. Over the past week, Bezan's Twitter ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Conservative targeting slim-margin Liberals with call to action tweets As of Thursday, Manitoba Conservative MP James Bezan's Twitter account had tweeted out messages singling out five Liberals who won with margins around or under three per cent. Three of the targeted Liberal MPs hold Commons seats in B.C., with the ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Canada enters dangerous year-long peacekeeping mission in Mali, Conservatives still want House debate and vote “The government has not articulated how this mission, in particular, is in Canada's national interest,” Conservative MP James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman, Man.) told The Hill Times. Mr. Bezan, who speaks for his party's 97 MPs on defence issues ...

Mentioned by The London Free Press Canadian sniper rifles expected to be in the hands of Ukrainian military by fall, MP says However Conservative MP James Bezan, who has been in contact with the Canadian company that has the agreement to supply the rifles to Ukraine, confirmed the deal's likely timeline. He declined to name the firm since the sale still has to be finalized.

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by PortageOnline.com Conservatives Weigh in on Cabinet Shuffle "Trudeau's recent cabinet shuffle in Ottawa is admission of failure." That's from Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan. "The economy hasn't been performing well underneath him," explains Bezan. "We've seen the Liberals struggling to get ...

Mentioned by PortageOnline.com Conservatives Weigh in on Cabinet Shuffle "Trudeau's recent cabinet shuffle in Ottawa is admission of failure." That's from Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan. "The economy hasn't been performing well underneath him," explains Bezan. "We've seen the Liberals struggling to get ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, Nada is a young Yazidi mother from Iraq. When ISIS invaded her community, she was sold as a sex slave. She recently recounted coming ...

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud as a licenced firearms owner to be speaking today against Bill C-71. I have been listening to the debate, and I ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services of Procurement Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister continues to fail armed forces on the fighter jet file. He has refused to hold a timely, open competition, and he ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing session on Moldova's geopolitical and military interests in the context of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I don't know if the committee is aware, but back in November of 2014, the House passed the following unanimous motion: The ...

Spoke in the House on Latin American Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise tonight to speak to Bill S-218. I echo so many of my colleagues tonight who paid tribute to ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, the member needs to be very aware that there will now be a process to determine the level of impairment. Right now, if people ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO and Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for joining us today and getting all this on the record, because as we discussed yesterday, ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Lethbridge for laying out how terrible Bill C-68 is, and in particular, how it will unfairly ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan for bringing forward this motion today, allowing us to pronounce ourselves, which we will ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the government’s decision to deploy Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) equipment and personnel to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: (a) ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1, 5, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and again, I'm glad to be able to ask questions. I want to welcome Rear-Admiral Hawco to the firing line. I know ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Chair. I just want to say that everyone around the table here believes that capacity building and the whole-of-government approach are the right way ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping I welcome both of our witnesses to the committee—again, in Mr. Dorn's case, of course. I was listening intently to what you've been saying in talking ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the generals for appearing, for your service, and for your candour in your description of the missions that ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping I want to thank our witnesses for being here. It's always good having General Bowes at the table. When I sat in your seat, Mr. Chair, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Mr. Chair, I want to thank our witnesses for appearing today and for sharing their knowledge and experience on this important issue and how it's affecting ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-267 An Act to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights and to make related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-266 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility)

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