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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter May memories of the millions of victims of Communist & Nazi tyranny remind us to remain united in the face of evil & racism #BlackRibbonDay

Yesterday

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) North Korean threat could prompt Canada to reconsider stance on US missile defence: Liberal MP Conservative members Cheryl Gallant, far left, James Bezan, centre, and Pierre Paul-Hus, right, along with New Democrat Randall Garrison (not pictured), requested the House Defence Committee meet in response to a potential North Korean missile threat.

Posted on Twitter This is an important issue that has been top of mind for Canadians & has a direct impact on the defence of Canada and North America #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Glad the government supported our opposition motion to provide Canadians & Parliament with an update on the current DPRK situation #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Given recent developments in North Korean capabilities Canadians deserve assurances their national defence is being taken seriously #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter The Battle of Hill 70 Memorial Park was unveiled today, recognizing Canada's role in this pivotal WWI battle… https://t.co/nFktX2Ck9n

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #Canadian doctors do not deserve to be hit by another one of Justin Trudeau’s Tax grabs #cdnpoli https://t.co/7Yzgf4N0TL

A week ago

Mentioned by Mission City Record Defence Minister talks up Canada's space technology He also spoke of Canada's excellence in producing flight simulators. On Thursday, Sajjan's Conservative counterpart was in town and spoke at a breakfast meeting. MP James Bezan criticized the Liberal government in his remarks, saying, “If a country is ...

Mentioned by Abbotsford News Defence Minister to speak at aerospace show in Abbotsford On Thursday, the Conservative defence critic, MP James Bezan spoke at a breakfast event. Bezan criticized the Liberal government in his remarks, saying “If a country is not prepared to defend itself, then it is not prepared to be a country. “Canada has ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Defence Minister to speak at aerospace show in Abbotsford On Thursday, the Conservative defence critic, MP James Bezan spoke at a breakfast event. Bezan criticized the Liberal government in his remarks, saying "If a country is not prepared to defend itself, then it is not prepared to be a country. "Canada has ...

Mentioned by Abbotsford News Defence Minister to speak at aerospace show in Abbotsford On Thursday, the Conservative defence critic, MP James Bezan spoke at a breakfast event. Bezan criticized the Liberal government in his remarks, saying “If a country is not prepared to defend itself, then it is not prepared to be a country. “Canada has ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill S-226 Thank you, Mr. Chair. To the committee, I want to thank you for your great work, not just on dealing with the amendments but the work ...

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada`s Defence Policy Review Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll just make one statement and then I'm going to turn it over to Pierre Paul-Hus. With all due respect, General, your ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, in media reports today, the RCMP have alleged that an employee in Public Services and Procurement Canada was responsible for the leaks about Canada's ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Just call it the centre of the universe.

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise tonight to revisit a question I raised on May 4. I asked the Minister of National Defence why the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca No cuts to Kenora, Ont., coast guard services says federal government "On inland waterways where we're currently providing a search and rescue service, there will be no cuts," he said in response to a query by James Bezan, the Conservative MP for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman in Manitoba. "In fact, there will be increases in ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the Liberals' mismanagement of the fighter jet replacement has gone from a national scandal to an international embarrassment. Over the weekend, officials were instructed ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, nobody trusts the Liberals to deliver on that promise. The Liberals unveiled their defence and foreign policies, and surprise, surprise, there were no details ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2017-18 Madam Speaker, I am somewhat confused in the minister's answer just now because in the rules that she is bringing forward what they are really trying ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business Let me finish first before we start going into this. Mr. Chair, since I have the floor, I'll just speak on this. Even though in the ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Coast Guard Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are planning on closing Canadian Coast Guard stations in Gimli, Selkirk, and Kenora. This weekend, the Coast Guard in Gimli saved a ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, since a trade war between Boeing and Bombardier started, it has become abundantly clear that the Liberals will not be sole-sourcing Super Hornets. This ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Meeting Requested by Four Members ... In the motion, there is one extra word I inserted after “Selkirk”, namely, “Manitoba”, so make sure that is noted in the minutes. I want to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business On national defence procurement and the shipbuilding strategy, we just finished wrapping up our hearings on naval readiness. We talked about shipbuilding. We had the main ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing by the Commissioner of the Communications Security Establishment I want to go into your earlier comments more, regarding how the threat and the technology has evolved but the legislation and the laws in Canada ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1c ... Thank you, Minister and officials, for joining us today. It's always good to see Admiral Lloyd and Deputy Minister Forster and everybody else. I'm hoping that ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Suicide Mortality in the Canadian Armed Forces I want to switch gears a bit and go back to the mental health side of this. The road to mental readiness program is very well ...

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