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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter The Justin Trudeau Liberals are taking Maritimers for granted and ignoring their needs. To get products to market,… https://t.co/N4Fjzp3Ehk

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter An international investigation confirmed what was already known: Russia is responsible for killing 298 civilians fl… https://t.co/D4ioVpk85R

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #674 Private Members' Business M-168 (Net neutrality)

Voted Yes on Vote #673 on Bill C-326 Amend the Department of Health Act (drinking water guidelines)

Voted No on Vote #672 on Bill C-354 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood)

Voted No on Vote #671 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #670 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Posted on Twitter Three Manitobans who gave their lives to protect our country during the Great War have been identified in France. A… https://t.co/8ztEfDtsrb

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, terrorist, Abu Huzaifa has admitted to authorities, the CBC, and the New York Times that he left Canada to join ISIS. ISIS officials in ...

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my friend, the member for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan, for his insightful intervention in this debate. He has laid out ...

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau’s soft stance on terror has allowed ISIS executioner Abu Huzaifa to walk free. Letting a known terro… https://t.co/iRLtHrQ1IQ

Posted on Twitter The Liberals are limiting debate on an electoral reform bill. Let that sink in for a second… https://t.co/tWWb2gRD6C

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/F0PBQllojL Stalinists and Russian agents used the Canadian War Museum to glorify the totalitarian Sov… https://t.co/EQE0CGPo58

A week ago

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) Save the Spirit Lake Internment Camp cemetery Sponsored by Member of Parliament James Bezan, the petition can be found online at https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-1643. Dr. Luciuk explained: “The Spirit Lake internee cemetery has been in a deteriorating condition for ...

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Hundreds Gather on Parliament Hill to Celebrate Falun Dafa Day Conservative MP James Bezan, who was one of the champions of getting Canada's version of a Magnitsky Act passed, said Canada now has more tools to hold international human rights violators to account, including those who persecute Falun Dafa in ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Hundreds Gather on Parliament Hill to Celebrate Falun Dafa Day Conservative MP James Bezan addresses the crowd celebrating the Falun Dafa Day on the Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 9, 2018. (Evan Ning/The Epoch Times). The legislation, named after Russian dissident Sergei Magnitsky, enables Canadian authorities ...

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Mr. Speaker, I am listening to the arguments put forward by the NDP member in disbelief. The member is worried about privacy, but every time she ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is actually running away from his responsibilities here. It is a cop-out. I would like to remind everyone that the Prime ...

Three weeks 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 in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my colleague from central B.C. pointed out how the Liberals continue to cover up how much this carbon tax is going to impact our ...

A month ago

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 in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, media are reporting that the Prime Minister is weaponizing the public affairs division of the Canadian Armed Forces. Our military is not a weapon ...

Mentioned by Hill Times MPs defend taking trips paid by lobbyists, foreign governments, but some say the practice needs review Conservative MP James Bezan said perhaps some travel opportunities should be considered “along same vein as lobbyists and gifts” and the codes that governs Parliamentarians. “There is some discussion that has to happen amongst 'the powers that be' on ...

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, ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Canada should change course on Russian relations, say critics The government approach is 'uncoordinated' when it comes to Russia, says NDP MP Randall Garrison, while Tory critic James Bezan wonders if the PMO is still aiming for Russian 'appeasement.' Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, centre, in late ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press House of Commons chant: "Go Jets go!" Some Manitoba MPs crossed the floor or moved down the aisle to surround Vandal during his poem, like Tory MP James Bezan. "It's one of the few times you'll see me sit beside Dan Vandal, but we do agree that we want to run all the way to the Stanley Cup ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise on a question I asked last week about the UN mission in Mali, to which the Prime Minister announced ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Mr. Speaker, as Conservatives, we will always support sound policy that ensures the safe storage and handling of firearms, screens licensed owners of firearms, classifies firearms ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here. Before I get into my questions, I want to say quite clearly that ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 5c and 10c under Department of ... We as a committee here want to know what's funded because the budget was almost mute on national defence. There is no section on it at ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for appearing today. Also, I want to thank all three of you for your service to ...

More than three months ago

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