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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

Posted on Twitter Today I hosted a National Defence roundtable discussion in Halifax. Thank you to all who took part for the knowledg… https://t.co/iXaNJAJqkH

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau refuses to be transparent with the public, going to great lengths to hide the true cost of the carbo… https://t.co/8Ur0HzojPI

Posted on Twitter Today I hosted a National Defence roundtable discussion in Halifax. Thank you to all who took part. Conservatives a… https://t.co/Nn7vWzyWDx

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I met with @IrvingShipbuild today to get an update on the construction of the Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels, all o… https://t.co/WKwZp0ahLn

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau is out of touch with Canadians. Asking families living on a tight budget to come up with $1,100 a ye… https://t.co/QALqgUMxYG

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the Canadian Armed Forces members of CFB Halifax for today’s tour and briefing. Conservatives are comm… https://t.co/7WNUeGl36w

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, Nada is a young Yazidi mother from Iraq. When ISIS invaded her community, she was sold as a sex slave. She recently recounted coming ...

Mentioned by Debate Report Trudeau Needs To Stop Tweeting And Start Working Instead While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was busy posting Twitter updates about World Cup matches that Canada will host in 2026, Conservative Member of Parliament James Bezan was calling attention to the situation in Ukraine, a NATO member nation besieged ...

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

This week

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud as a licenced firearms owner to be speaking today against Bill C-71. I have been listening to the debate, and I ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services of Procurement Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister continues to fail armed forces on the fighter jet file. He has refused to hold a timely, open competition, and he ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Latin American Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise tonight to speak to Bill S-218. I echo so many of my colleagues tonight who paid tribute to ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, the member needs to be very aware that there will now be a process to determine the level of impairment. Right now, if people ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO and Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for joining us today and getting all this on the record, because as we discussed yesterday, ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Lethbridge for laying out how terrible Bill C-68 is, and in particular, how it will unfairly ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan for bringing forward this motion today, allowing us to pronounce ourselves, which we will ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the government’s decision to deploy Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) equipment and personnel to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: (a) ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1, 5, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and again, I'm glad to be able to ask questions. I want to welcome Rear-Admiral Hawco to the firing line. I know ...

Mentioned by The Siver Post Canada offered to provide weapons to Ukraine 9.5 million dollars Instead of allow this weapon to lay waste, let's give it to people who can use it”, – said the MP from the Conservative party James Bezan. Earlier, the government of Canada announced its intention to provide Kurds with weapons, including rifles ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

Two months 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 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 ...

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, ...

Three 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 ...

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 ...

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