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Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by PortageOnline.com Conservatives Pressure Liberals On Legalization The Conservative Party continues to put pressure on the Liberal government in regards to what it views as a rushed implementation of the legalization of marijuana. James Bezan is the Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman and says police ...

Posted on Twitter Illegal border crossers continue to stream into Canada. This September alone, the RCMP intercepted over 1,600 ille… https://t.co/UuMuRRTEaK

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks for having me! It was a great group of supporters! https://t.co/j0bwOXJgHt

Posted on Twitter The Conservative Party knows that the health and safety of Canadians is more important than a rush to complete a se… https://t.co/K8lCyKHMsz

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter For someone who promised to be transparent and accountable, Justin Trudeau, once again, is anything but. https://t.co/zfHwynFPsu

Posted on Twitter Over 70% of Canadians are employed by small businesses, just like @CanadaSherp. These businesses are the heart of t… https://t.co/5Oy7hSCKo6

This week

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, we are just asking for the schedule of the President of the Treasury Board. Here is the inconvenient truth. I can tell the President ...

Posted on Twitter When will Justin Trudeau quit obstructing justice and release all evidence on Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's case? https://t.co/qzvFnO8dkA

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, no one in recent memory has shown the same horrific disregard for human life as the so-called Islamic State. These terrorists have revelled in ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Vice-Admiral Norman served this country with dignity and honour. He is a respected leader in the Canadian Armed Forces, and he has the right ...

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Act Madam Speaker, I think all of us at the defence committee are looking forward to having this bill get before us in relatively short order so ...

Spoke in the House on Global Warming Madam Speaker, I want to thank my friend from Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan for clearly outlining the Conservative position on this. He pointed out quite well that ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Actually, you're getting to the crux of the problem: the players that have the veto that sit on the UN Security Council. You mentioned possible peacekeeping ...

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, only a Liberal would believe that taxing everything would actually grow the economy. Yesterday, my premier, Brian Pallister, announced that he is standing up ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Dan Vandal apologizes for flipping off fellow Manitoba MP James Bezan in House of Commons OTTAWA — St. Boniface MP Dan Vandal has apologized for flashing his middle finger at Selkirk-area MP James Bezan in the House of Commons. “It was a heated debate; he was spouting all kinds of untruths about several of us, and I reacted emotionally ...

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Chair. I have a question for all of you, but I will start with Dr. Jones. When you were before the Senate committee on ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I want to thank all of my colleagues on the Conservative benches today for their interventions on this motion. It is incredibly disappointing that ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise and speak to Bill C-77, an act to enhance victims' rights in the military justice system, an act ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses. Dr. Whitman, thank you for your testimony, and General Dallaire, I really appreciate your testimony as ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Tory MP joins fight to resolve pension trouble for Whiteshell lab workers OTTAWA — A Tory MP has joined his NDP colleague's call that Ottawa restore pensions for workers at the Whiteshell nuclear facility. James Bezan's riding includes the Whiteshell Laboratories research facility in Pinawa, 115 kilometres northeast of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thanks, Chair. General Cadden and Lieutenant-Colonel Allain, thank you for your service to Canada and for the work you are doing in Kingston in army doctrine ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Kurdistan24 Canada must end appeasement to Iran, support Kurdish people: Canadian MP Conservative MP James Bezan, who also serves as Shadow Minister for National Defense, called on Ottawa to end its silence and get behind the people of Kurdistan. “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is continuing his policy of appeasement toward the Iranian ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Proposed provincial electoral boundary changes draw fire A Conservative member of Parliament says it would be "premature" for Winnipeg to gain a seat in the legislature at the expense of rural Manitoba. James Bezan told the Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission he is "very concerned" about the ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Death of McCain prompts Manitoba memories U.S. Senator John McCain is being remembered by Manitobans as a charming, unpretentious and personable man who was "a great friend of Canada." MP James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman) met the American war hero and one-time presidential ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing session on Moldova's geopolitical and military interests in the context of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I don't know if the committee is aware, but back in November of 2014, the House passed the following unanimous motion: The ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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