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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Thank you for helping us reach 500 signatures on the #Magnitsky petition Lets not stop now continue to show support… https://t.co/efg7TaWLVm

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted No on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted No on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted No on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter Delicious lunch & great chat about Canadian beef with @CdnCattlemen yesterday @Cathy_McLeod @gordbrown #cdnpoli https://t.co/KQbF5BfJLc

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on An Act to establish the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak to Bill C-22, legislation about which we, as the official opposition, have a lot of apprehension. I would ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Posted on Twitter Only 3 days left to tell @MinCanadaFA that Canada stands up to human rights abusers sign the #MagnitskyLaw petition: https://t.co/ZOolGbY3Ek

This week

Posted on Twitter Thank you @AlanLagimodiere for present a plaque on my behalf to celebrate 50 years of great Selkirk Steeler hockey.… https://t.co/b4oo7I4rf5

Posted on Twitter @jared_barkman congrats! @MichelleRempel is a great MP to work for. Make sure you say hi when you see me on the Hill.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @jared_barkman welcome to the Hill! Thanks for the kind words. Where are you working up here?

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the consensus is clear. Distinguished general Lewis MacKenzie acknowledged that there is no peace to keep in Africa. Retired general Roméo Dallaire told the ...

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak to Bill C-13. I will not read the entire name of the act because it would amend a ...

Mentioned by www.insidebrockville.com/ Tory critic called for new 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 fighter jets says a new plane ...

Mentioned by Weyburn This Week 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 fighter jets says a new plane ...

Mentioned by Optimist Conservative defence critic called for new fighter jet in 12 months - The Battlefords News 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 fighter jets says a new plane ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Tory defence critic urges Liberals to buy new fighter jet within the next year Conservative defence critic James Bezan is among those who have previously accused the Liberals of trying to buy a new jet without a competition by manufacturing talk about a pending shortage of aircraft. But speaking to The Canadian Press, Bezan says ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Future Fighter Capability program at the Department of National Defence: (a) with respect to flying a mixed fleet of CF-18 Hornets and ...

Spoke in the House on Excise Act, 2001 Mr. Speaker, it is great to be back in the House for the fall session, and indeed an honour to speak to Bill C-232, an act ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, when our troops are deployed on dangerous missions Canadians deserve to know the details. The Prime Minister missed another opportunity to be open and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition I wish to present is signed by many people from across Canada. The petitioners are looking to the Government of Canada ...

A month ago

Mentioned by PembinaValleyOnline.com MP's Pleased With Freshwater Fishing Decision Both Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan and Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Robert Sopuck are in favour of the decision, after becoming involved in the situation last year. The pair had attended the Lake Manitoba Commercial Fishermen's ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Base Borden cuts possible, says national defence critic at Barrie event Warrant Officer Eric Winkles, from left, national defence critic for the Official Opposition MP James Bezan, and Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall take part in a roundtable about national defence.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, again, the only capability gap is on the Liberal bench. Conservatives wisely budgeted $400 million to extend the life our of CF-18s. Last month, ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans I had a conversation with the National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces ombudsman, Gary Walbourne, who used to be the deputy ombudsman over in Veterans Affairs. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing of Reserves 2000 on the Reserve Force of the Canadian Army ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank Lieutenant-Colonel Selkirk and Brigadier-General Boucher for being with us today. We appreciate the hard work you're doing advocating ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America General Bowes, it's good to see you again. It's been a while since we've had you here. General Nixon, thanks for joining us. I'd like to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America I'll be splitting my time, Mr. Chair, with my colleague Mr. Paul-Hus. I have a quick question for both Mr. Finn and Ms. Campbell on this ...

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)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America I want to thank Professor Charron and Professor Sokolsky for being with us again and talking about this important issue. Both of you have expertise in ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Mr. St-Amand, it's great seeing you again, and we're looking forward to visiting you down in Colorado Springs as well. I'm wondering about NORAD's feeling right ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America I tabled a notice of motion a couple of weeks ago, so I'll just read it into the record: That the Committee undertake a study on ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America For the first motion I want to move onto the floor, a notice of motion was already handed out. I move: That the Committee undertake a ...

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