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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 Justin Trudeau promised a balanced budget next year. Now, he admits this so-called “balanced budget” will balloon t… https://t.co/7pfoGLd8ft

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The Trudeau Liberals think out-of-control spending is a good thing, and that budgets will somehow balance themselve… https://t.co/x3lTEd1v0L

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted No on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Posted on Twitter Our military needs guns that actually fire when you pull the trigger. https://t.co/zYwAyI1qXt

This week

Voted No on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Posted on Twitter Trudeau logic: why participate in crucial training exercises, when you could waste $3 billion on scrap metal Aussie… https://t.co/5YbGcL1Bd5

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud to be rising today on Bill C-21 and the amendment proposed by the Senate. I will be splitting my time with ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present petition e-1757, signed by approximately 800 Canadians, which points out that the president of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, ...

Posted on Twitter Conservatives know the Liberals are failing to replace our fighter jets, they’re failing to deliver the funding the… https://t.co/UgNJVVqVh1

Posted on Twitter Russia’s illegal aggression against Ukraine must be condemned. I spoke out on International Human Rights Day to sup… https://t.co/0b7hKmWnAq

A week ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT in Iraq Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, General Vance, for joining us today and giving us a very timely briefing, given everything that's going on at Meech ...

Spoke in the House on Government Policies Mr. Speaker, the supercilious Liberal government bragged about letting the sun shine in, but we are sitting here in the dark dealing with even more of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 As you know, this amendment is very simple. If you look at the summary of Bill C-77 at the beginning of the bill, it notes the ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the current Liberal government's failures are never ending. Our air force is still waiting for new fighter jets, our navy is still waiting on ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 Mr. Chair, I move that Bill C-77, in clause 24 be amended by adding after line 19 on page 17 the following: 161.2 (1) Except in ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Holodomor Mr. Speaker, this past weekend, Canadians joined Ukrainians around the world and remembered the horrors of the Holodomor genocide. On orders from Joseph Stalin's brutal Communist ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, this weekend, Russia violated international law again by attacking and seizing three Ukrainian ships. Russia continues to escalate tensions in the region by invading ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 The Auditor General did say that the investigations were taking too long. Again, there is the whole question around the Beaudry decision of the Court Martial ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the minister is throwing good money after bad buying a bunch of old, obsolete fighter jets. The Auditor General trashed that plan, and the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, no one believes the Prime Minister for a second. That is a guy who pulled our CF-18s out of the fight against ISIS. Now ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 and Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Vote 1a under Communications Security ... I appreciate that. I just want to come back to some of the questions that we've been having. As you know, we've had a number of ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Vote 1a under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1a, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, departmental officials, and members of the Canadian Armed Forces for joining us today. This being Veterans' Week, and Remembrance ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for staying around and my colleagues for agreeing to extend the meeting. Ambassador Herbst, you were listing off ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 It was very critical. I guess one of the concerns is the Jordan principle and that there are a lot of delays in the judicial process. ...

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