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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Gull Harbour Lighthouses Receive Heritage Designation #cdnpoli #mbpoli https://t.co/K4PIYx5vmH

This week

Posted on Twitter Libs continue to cry wolf on capability gap after increasing deployment to non-NATO/NORAD training exercise #cdnpoli https://t.co/qGcvAs9JMw

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Liberals are irresponsible to commit #CAF troops to UN mission with no rationale nor explanation. #cdnpoli https://t.co/nliYK2eCoy

Posted on Twitter Libs must answer: when/where/how many peacekeepers will be deployed? What are the rules of engagement? https://t.co/Vzl8STQnVS

Posted on Twitter I join in mourning the victims of the Nice terror attacks. A stark reminder that we must work with our allies in the fight against terrorism

Posted on Twitter "weak and incoherent", an accurate description of the Liberal's policy on #Ukraine by @denisebatters #cdnpoli https://t.co/Nwq62Guj61

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ukrinform News James Bezan: Canada must continue to support Ukraine Canada must continue to support Ukraine and NATO allies in the face of Russian aggression. This was stated by James Bezan, Canadian MP and Official Opposition Critic for National Defence, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. "Canada should remain ...

Mentioned by Iran Focus Canada's James Bezan MP stands in solidarity with people of Iran Ottawa, 28 Jun - The “Free Iran” gathering in Paris on 9 July has the support of Canadian Member of Parliament James Bezan. He has expressed his solidarity in a message for an Iran that is free and democratic and respects liberty and human rights.

A month ago

Mentioned by Iran.org James Bezan MP from Canada supports 'Free Iran' gathering - NCR James Bezan, a member of the Canada's House of Commons, said: "I want to send my greetings to everybody that is planning on attending the gathering of the People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) and the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)." ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

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, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise and address the question that I brought up a while ago about the Liberals slashing $3.7 billion from the ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates 2016-17 Madam Speaker, I want to thank my friend for Louis-Saint-Laurent for his very enlightening speech and for educating us and reminding us of some of the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to each one of Canada’s CF-18 Hornets, as of April 22, 2016: (a) what are the aircraft numbers; (b) at which Canadian Forces Bases ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, just on that last comment, I have to correct the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence. Our Armed Forces know that they ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the credibility gap is on the Liberal front bench and is the only reason why our air force could experience a capability gap. The ...

Spoke in the House on Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman Mr. Speaker, summer is a beautiful time in friendly Manitoba. This is especially true in my riding of Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman, where we can enjoy some of the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from Calgary Midnapore for his very passionate speech on how critical this debate is, and how disappointing it ...

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 ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog) Strengthening Measures Against Foreign Nationals Who Violate Human Rights OTTAWA – James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman tabled today Bill C-267, “Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law).” This Bill seeks to strengthen restrictive measures against foreign ...

Mentioned by Oye! Times Canada Human Rights Bill to Deepen Sanctions on Russia over Magnitsky Case The Canadian government is once again moving to impose sanctions on Russian officials believed to be linked with the killing of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky. Tory MP James Bezan has tabled a private member's bill to target those responsible for ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog) Strengthening Measures Against Foreign Nationals Who Violate Human Rights OTTAWA – James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman tabled today Bill C-267, “Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law).” This Bill seeks to strengthen restrictive measures against foreign ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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