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  • His favourite word is liberals.

Conservative MP for Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman (Manitoba)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter All non-critical businesses in Manitoba will close starting April 1st. A HUGE thank you to every business owner wh… https://t.co/VrWsP6oIaa

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter This does not change Manitoba's measure that everyone returning to Manitoba from interprovincial and international… https://t.co/ol3rrJe3wl

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter More details are coming for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). I will be sure to keep you posted as soon… https://t.co/d6yunbJS4O

Posted on Twitter Conservatives are calling on the govt to take action now to support the repatriation of Canadians stranded abroad d… https://t.co/5fE3rBnrnk

This week

Posted on Twitter Mental health affects everyone. During these stressful and uncertain times, it is imperative that we remember to as… https://t.co/GfazGUseeo

Posted on Twitter To ensure you can apply for the Emergency Response Benefit as soon as it becomes available, take these measures to… https://t.co/iYdJOjlQNy

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the public safety minister is not listening to his own corrections officers. The corrections officers and staff at Stony Mountain penitentiary in my riding ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Subject matter of Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Votes 1b and 5b under ... I am concerned if we move ahead in any way on Huawei, how that affects our relationship with the United States when they are saying Huawei ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act No, it was not rousing, it was not grating. I am trying to put it into the proper context. I encourage the member for Winnipeg North ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT in Iraq Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here, and a big shout-out to our Canadian Armed Forces and the great work ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am going to have to correct the minister, because the Liberals have cut infrastructure funding to the Canadian Armed Forces by $247 million. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the Liberals' fighter jet fiasco has turned into a complete circus. First the Liberals manufactured a fake capability gap to justify their ridiculous plan ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister ordered the defence minister to get moving on replacing our north warning system as part of NORAD modernization, but he forgot ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Election of Vice-Chairs Madam Chair, it has been a long-standing practice of this committee that every member gets one chance to ask a question before there's any duplication. I ...

Spoke in the House on Scotties Tournament of Hearts Mr. Speaker, I am proud to celebrate team Manitoba's big win at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw to become our Canadian women's curling ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, today we honour the lives and memories of the Heavenly Hundred. For three months, thousands of Ukrainians occupied Kyiv's Independence Square and peacefully protested ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine International Flight 752 Mr. Speaker, when former prime minister Stephen Harper met with Vladimir Putin, he said, “get out of Ukraine.” Now that is real leadership. The Iranian community ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses from the Public Health Agency, and it's always great to see General Downes and General Cadieu, ...

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Criminalization of Non-Disclosure of HIV Status, Online Hate, and Bill C-266 Thank you, Mr. Chair and colleagues. It's indeed a pleasure to be able to appear on my private member's bill, an act to amend the Criminal ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. You had a chance yesterday and today to answer that question in the House, and unfortunately you didn't take those opportunities. I'll ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Crimean Thank you for that. At the House of Commons, I was proud to support and sponsor the Magnitsky legislation that we have in Canada, and of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018-19: Vote 1b under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1b ... I"ll move on to supplementary estimates (B), vote 5, capital expenditures. In 2018-19, you're asking for $4.2 billion. “Strong, Secure, Engaged” asked for $6.6 billion. That's ...

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