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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Excited to have @DanielJLindsay's knowledge&experience in health care apart of @ErinOTooleMP's team https://t.co/FPIzB7982K #jointhemission

Posted on Twitter Good article on @ErinOTooleMP healthcare policy & great endorsement by Dr. Dan Lindsay Former #CPCLdr candidate! https://t.co/bDVxrPEYv2

A week ago

Posted on Twitter An interesting local opinion on the issue of fake news. https://t.co/C5ATXePJy6

Posted on Twitter Merry #UkrainianChristmas https://t.co/WEBCx0CoXB

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow Ukrainian Christians will gather to celebrate the traditional Ukrainian Christmas I extend my best wishes… https://t.co/dEnYOaxrmk

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Canada should provide financial support to Ukraine – MP Canada should provide financial support to Kyiv in order to help Ukraine in its confrontation with Russia. This has been stated by shadow Canadian Defense Minister James Bezan, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. "We should continue to significantly ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Canada should provide financial support to Ukraine – MP Canada should provide financial support to Kyiv in order to help Ukraine in its confrontation with Russia. This has been stated by shadow Canadian Defense Minister James Bezan, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. "We should continue to significantly ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Canada may reduce its military support for Ukraine – James Bezan The current Government of Canada may terminate some programs of support for Ukraine in order not to irritate Russia. This has been stated by James Bezan, the Official Opposition Critic for National Defence and member of Conservative Shadow Cabinet, ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Have a wonderful first night of Chanukkah! https://t.co/o80SPU7tjf

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals have refused to provide any details about the deployment of 600 Canadian troops to a dangerous African mission. Canadians are demanding the ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, it is indeed a pleasure to speak today to the Canada–Ukraine free trade agreement. I am going to be splitting my time with the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, there is no decision that bears more gravity than putting Canadian troops in harm's way. It is a Canadian tradition that such a decision ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, as you can see, there is nobody policing the Liberals when they are breaking the rules. In opposition, the Prime Minister stated that every ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Mr. Chair, before you start the clock, I just want to quickly revisit the point that I raised yesterday in the House. I'll be very brief. ...

Mentioned by Kamsack Times Conservative defence critic called for new fighter jet in 12 months Conservative MP James Bezan asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.One of the most vocal critics of the Liberal government's rush to buy new ... But in an interview with ...

Mentioned by Kamloops This Week MP McLeod plays defence at the Legion Conservative defence critic James Bezan joined Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP for a luncheon and roundtable discussion at the Kamloops Legion on Lansdowne Street on Saturday morning. Both McLeod and Bezan have thrown their support behind ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Armed Forces Mr. Speaker, as the holiday season approaches, Canadians across the country will spend time with family and friends. However, during this time of year it is ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on Standing Order 18 to deal with some disrespectful comments at committee by the member for Kelowna—Lake Country. I realize that committees ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the procurement minister should talk to the Royal Canadian Air Force before she talks to Boeing. The Liberal government has relentlessly undermined our military ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to all fuel consumed by the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence: (a) for the period of January 1, 2014, to ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Communications Security ... I want to move a motion in relation to the supplementary estimates: That the Committee request that the Parliamentary Budget Officer provide the Committee with a ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Parliamentary intern reunion held on the Hill Conservative MP James Bezan has played host to many an intern in his decade on the Hill, and he attended the event with two of his former interns. “Some of the brightest and best students from across Canada participate in this program, and those of us ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America I'll go back to industry capacity and the discussion on making sure that there aren't going to be any future capability gaps. Let's say that National ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. Admiral Newton and Admiral McDonald, thank you for joining us, for the passion and enthusiasm you have for the Royal Canadian Navy, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Mr. Chair, it's unfortunate that we had to have the committee interrupted today because of the limitation of debate and of speaking in the House with ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing by the Chief of the Defence Staff on Current Operations I also appreciate your comments about putting people first in everything that you do as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces. I know when we did ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before you start the clock, I just want to point out that the last time Mr. Burt was here was when we ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to go back to talking about the current request for proposals for the surface combatant design. In the request for ...

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