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  • His favourite word is liberals.

Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 63% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter "Trudeau’s promise that those serving in the military deserve to be heard and listened to and deserve an independen… https://t.co/7Gcf5PtRd8

Posted on Twitter "Those are lawyerly words, weasel words. [Trudeau] says only became aware of “specific allegations” through the rep… https://t.co/wGCj3knF9n

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter My heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends, and CAF colleagues of Master Warrant Officer Guy Adam Law,… https://t.co/fadk77eIJi

Posted on Twitter Words of zero tolerance for sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces can’t be followed by zero action. Yet, t… https://t.co/ftE0XD2917

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The testimony proves that Minister Sajjan failed to live up to his own standard of zero tolerance for sexual miscon… https://t.co/GAnjgRcvwu

Posted on Twitter Given the testimony at the Defence Committee today, it’s clear that Minister Sajjan failed to take action for three… https://t.co/ffG05ra5R4

A week ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, allegations of sexual misconduct by our country’s top general were shared with the Privy Council Office, which advises and briefs the Prime Minister on ...

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted Yes on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted No on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the defence minister's refusal to answer straightforward questions is looking more and more like a cover-up. Our brave women and men in uniform are ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... I actually wrote to the law clerk asking for advice. As we all know, witnesses enjoy the same privileges as MPs do at committee and in ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thanks to our witnesses for appearing. Just following up on Mr. Garrison's line about performance, let's go back to the situation we ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to present a petition on behalf of over 700 Canadians who recognize that Falun Gong practitioners have been ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I appreciate the committee coming together to debate this motion. I would also like to point out that because of the news ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Small Business Mr. Speaker, one of the things we missed in 2020 was the excitement of taking our kids and grandkids to rural community fairs and enjoying the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, these are serious complaints against General Vance. They were brought directly to the defence minister's attention by the defence ombudsman, and he had a ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today on behalf of over 500 of my constituents who are gravely concerned about the operation of ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, troubling allegations have surfaced regarding the former chief of the defence staff. The women and men in our Canadian Armed Forces are the best ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Access to Mental Health Services within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you, Madam Chair. Through you to our witnesses. Thanks for the candour and the input you're providing on this very important study. Mr. Chauhan, our ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, Manitoba farmers, ranchers, first nations, cottage owners and municipalities are all stuck in limbo because of Liberal dithering and inaction. Despite repeated calls from ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Operations Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to thank you, witnesses General Fortin and General Misener, for the incredible work you're both doing on battling COVID across ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Access to Mental Health Services within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to thank all of the witnesses for participating again in our committee meeting, and I apologize for the difficulties we ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Access to Mental Health Services within the Canadian Armed Forces Madam Chair, on that point of order, I wasn't in on both the French and English channels. The French channel didn't have an echo on the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Access to Mental Health Services within the Canadian Armed Forces Since we heard our last witnesses, there has been some news, which is that we now have Operation Vector led by Major General Dany Fortin. I ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by PortageOnline.com Tory MP Pledges Effort To Cancel Jet Deal The Conservative defence critic's pledging his party will continue efforts to change the plans of the Trudeau government to purchase older Australian fighter jets for the RCAF. Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan calls it an ill-informed promise ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces. Global News• November 20, 2018. MP James Bezan criticized PM Justin Trudeau on Monday. He claimed political interference by Trudeau on the purchase of military aircraft has ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Help wanted: pilots for Canada's fighter jets OTTAWA — Tory MP James Bezan says short-staffing at 17 Wing is only set to get worse, as an auditor's report Tuesday found the air force lacks enough pilots for its current set of fighter jets — never mind the used ones Canada's about to receive ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Tories want more fighter pilots, not planes says Bezan MP James Bezan told an Ottawa press gallery that the Conservative government prefers to follow the auditor general's recommendation to train more pilots instead of buying more planes. more. <iframe src="https://globalnews.ca/video/embed/4681033/" ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces. MP James Bezan criticized PM Justin Trudeau on Monday. He claimed political interference by Trudeau on the purchase of military aircraft has “created a more dangerous situation ...

Mentioned by National Observer Federal MPs denounce controversial Facebook post targeting Sajjan Manitoba Conservative MP James Bezan, the party's defence critic, tweeted that he was disgusted. Bezan said Sajjan is a respected veteran who proudly served Canada and deserves nothing less than gratitude for his service as a soldier and as defence ...

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