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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

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am rising on a question I originally asked on May 8 in regard to comments the Minister of National Defence made on April ...

Posted on Twitter As #SmallBusinessWeek kicks I want to acknowledge the everyday hard work of small businesses owners and employees t… https://t.co/hYtTrkFRrl

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter While @Bill_Morneau hides private holdings in France from ethics commissioner, hikes taxes on small biz & benefits https://t.co/GPzaMk40vy

This week

Posted on Twitter Met w/ local biz & farmers in Beauséjour & Stonewall to discuss Liberals'#unfairtaxchanges, lots of strong messages… https://t.co/D8oSZya93w

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) Canada's Magnitsky bill a vote away from becoming law Irwin Cotler (left) introduced a Magnitsky bill in the House of Commons back in 2011, but it was never passed. Sen. Raynell Andreychuk (center) took up the cause last year, introducing it in the Senate, and MP James Bezan (right) sponsored it in the ...

Posted on Twitter Great turn out and lively discussion last night at the @taxpayerDOTcom town hall on the Liberals small business tax… https://t.co/5vv9J5v6zI

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing everyone a happy Thanksgiving! https://t.co/gJsBNKuzYF

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Canada's Magnitsky Act Not Just Targeting Russian Officials, Says MP OTTAWA—Conservative MP James Bezan says the Magnitsky Act, which received unanimous consent from Canada's House of Commons on Oct. 4, doesn't just target Russian officials, but all those around the world who abuse human rights. “This is also ...

Posted on Twitter Mr. Walbourne brings a unique perspective to his role, I encourgae the gov't to accept all of his recommendations https://t.co/Livy3svPv9

Mentioned by Mondaq News Alerts Canada: Canada's Magnitsky Act Will Pass HoC Third Reading On October 4, 2017 James Bezan MP said before the House of Commons that "his bill first and foremost is focused on human rights violators as well as corrupt foreign officials who are taking advantage of their citizens and abusing their positions of power. We have to make ...

Mentioned by The Daily Caller Conservatives Want Canada To Join Ballistic Missile Defense Canada's official opposition Conservatives say it's time Canada joined the U.S. ballistic missile defense (BMD) system. Conservative Member of Parliament James Bezan told The Daily Caller Thursday that Justin Trudeau's government needs to immediately ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Conservatives Say Canada Should Join US Ballistic Missile Defence Shield One of the big questions facing any discussion with the U.S. about missile defence will be how much Canada should contribute to the controversial program, whose actual effectiveness has been questioned. Conservative defence critic James Bezan would ...

Voted Yes on Vote #362 on Bill S-226 Provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross ...

Voted Yes on Vote #361 on Bill S-231 Amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources)

Voted Yes on Vote #360 on Bill C-345 Amend the Canada Labour Code (pregnant and nursing employees)

Voted No on Vote #359 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Voted No on Vote #358 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Election of Vice-Chairs Sir, I'll just start off by saying that we are hearing that the small business tax changes that are being proposed by Minister Morneau are creating ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in Las Vegas Mr. Speaker, today we share the profound grief of families in the United States and Canada following the horrific and senseless shootings in Las Vegas last ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act moved that the bill be read a third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it is indeed a pleasure to rise and speak to Bill S-226 at ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the Liberals' fighter jet replacement fiasco has gone from bad to worse. The Prime Minister has stated that Boeing is no longer a trusted ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, it is indeed a pleasure to rise to speak to Bill C-47 and to express my displeasure at this legislation by the government. First, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions today. The first is e-petition 1088, with more than 1,080 signatures, dealing with the comments of the Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitioners to present today, which came in over the summer months. The first is electronic petition no. 968, which received almost ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Shariah and rules that govern religious practices in other faiths are not to be feared, spiritual leaders say ... Shariah law to Canada before it passed in March. As MPs debated the motion in March, 57,731 people signed a petition aimed at MPs and sponsored by Conservative MP James Bezan, calling for an amendment to the Constitution stating that "Sharia Law ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada's Abilities to Defend Itself and our Allies in the Event of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I was wondering if we'd get any balance here. We've had 19 minutes of Liberal questions versus only seven so far for ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Speaking to the amendment on the floor by Mr. Gerretsen, I'm not opposed to the idea of it just being briefings, but the reason we put ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill S-226 Thank you, Mr. Chair. To the committee, I want to thank you for your great work, not just on dealing with the amendments but the work ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada`s Defence Policy Review Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll just make one statement and then I'm going to turn it over to Pierre Paul-Hus. With all due respect, General, your ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, in media reports today, the RCMP have alleged that an employee in Public Services and Procurement Canada was responsible for the leaks about Canada's ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business Let me finish first before we start going into this. Mr. Chair, since I have the floor, I'll just speak on this. Even though in the ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Meeting Requested by Four Members ... In the motion, there is one extra word I inserted after “Selkirk”, namely, “Manitoba”, so make sure that is noted in the minutes. I want to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business On national defence procurement and the shipbuilding strategy, we just finished wrapping up our hearings on naval readiness. We talked about shipbuilding. We had the main ...

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