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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 63% of the vote.

A month ago

Posted on Twitter The children of Afghan interpreters have been abandoned by @JustinTrudeau. This is what happens with weak leadershi… https://t.co/MkLQDY8R1u

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter As we mark #NationalPeacekeepersDay, we honour the more than 125,000 Canadians who proudly served in peacekeeping m… https://t.co/kITlKPICFJ

Posted on Twitter To expect Afghan interpreters and others fleeing for their lives to find a location with internet, computers and th… https://t.co/vp1L0zEcsf

Posted on Twitter Canadians can expect more of this from the Trudeau Liberals when it comes to sexual misconduct in the Canadian Arme… https://t.co/P83KDScAWH

Posted on Twitter Minister Sajjan has been caught again misleading Canadians and covering-up the truth. It’s clear the Minister creat… https://t.co/EDYB1gnktH

Posted on Twitter Accountability goes straight to the top. Today's development is just one more reason why Minister Sajjan needs to r… https://t.co/8AzVaszk5v

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we know there have been two military ombudsmen who have said the defence minister has failed, and the defence minister refuses to acknowledge the ...

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke in the House on National Defence Madam Speaker, if the member really wants to help victims of sexual misconduct in the military, she would quit obstructing the national defence committee's work. There ...

Spoke in the House on Small Business Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the small business owners in my riding and across the country who have been working so hard to stay afloat ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I hope this is the final time I will have to address the House virtually. I look forward to being in Ottawa next week ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the minister has not learned anything from his own mistakes, so he should actually follow our example. The Canadian Armed Forces is losing senior ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the seventh vice-chief of the defence staff since 2015 resigned yesterday because he went golfing with one of the two chiefs of the defence ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I request a recorded division.

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, in 2018, Canadian soldiers reported to commanders that they had seen videos of horrible atrocities being committed on the phones of the very Iraqi ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Ukraine Thanks, Colonel. I'm going to have to cut you off, because I see the 30 seconds coming up. I just want to say this to you ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Madam Chair. In light of the discussion we had earlier this week and having failed to take a final decision on a motion that ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... As we all know, we have invited Zita Astravas to come to our committee. We know that we have had an order from the House of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... I believe we've been through this a number of times already, Madam Chair. I'm sure the format is quite familiar to all members of the committee. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Operations, Access to ... Thank you, Madam Chair. It is unfortunate we couldn't get a webcast, but at least we are public with this debate. I will move my motion, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all, I just want to make sure you have our speaking order. It will be Mr. Benzen, Ms. Alleslev, Ms. ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations It seems that we have two departments here working at cross-purposes. On the one hand, the Liberal government signed an agreement to work more closely with ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Thank you, Madam Chair. It is disappointing that the Liberals are bringing forward this motion as part of an ongoing cover-up of sexual misconduct in the ...

Mentioned by PortageOnline.com Tory MP Pledges Effort To Cancel Jet Deal The Conservative defence critic's pledging his party will continue efforts to change the plans of the Trudeau government to purchase older Australian fighter jets for the RCAF. Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan calls it an ill-informed promise ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces. Global News• November 20, 2018. MP James Bezan criticized PM Justin Trudeau on Monday. He claimed political interference by Trudeau on the purchase of military aircraft has ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Help wanted: pilots for Canada's fighter jets OTTAWA — Tory MP James Bezan says short-staffing at 17 Wing is only set to get worse, as an auditor's report Tuesday found the air force lacks enough pilots for its current set of fighter jets — never mind the used ones Canada's about to receive ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Tories want more fighter pilots, not planes says Bezan MP James Bezan told an Ottawa press gallery that the Conservative government prefers to follow the auditor general's recommendation to train more pilots instead of buying more planes. more. <iframe src="https://globalnews.ca/video/embed/4681033/" ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces Trudeau's political interference has increased danger for armed forces. MP James Bezan criticized PM Justin Trudeau on Monday. He claimed political interference by Trudeau on the purchase of military aircraft has “created a more dangerous situation ...

Mentioned by National Observer Federal MPs denounce controversial Facebook post targeting Sajjan Manitoba Conservative MP James Bezan, the party's defence critic, tweeted that he was disgusted. Bezan said Sajjan is a respected veteran who proudly served Canada and deserves nothing less than gratitude for his service as a soldier and as defence ...

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