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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #ThrowbackThursday to August 4, 2015 when I went to the RM of West Interlake and to the Ada Wilson "Grey Cloud Woma… https://t.co/ZnlnE6uvsR

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter In the typical Liberal fashion when it comes to defence, they dithered & delayed for over 5 years to make the simpl… https://t.co/DZRuRRDtzV

This week

Posted on Twitter More than 125,000 Canadian peacekeepers have participated in dozens of international efforts over the past six deca… https://t.co/9b9ilhrW7W

Posted on Twitter August 9 was selected to mark National Peacekeepers Day in recognition of the nine Canadians who lost their lives w… https://t.co/CL4nl7ougs

A week ago

Posted on Twitter More allegations of justice denied for VAdm Norman. During the 2019 investigation into code names being used to eva… https://t.co/dJBsNslK5j

Posted on Twitter Niki Ashton and I are continuing to press the Minister for more details. Let us know any questions you still have a… https://t.co/TcDWUJLr5j

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Mobile Tactical Vehicle Light, Mobile Tactical Vehicle Engineer, Mobile Tactical Vehicle Recovery, and Mobile Tactical Vehicle Fitter: (a) how many of these ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Minister. Madam Chair, I have a quick question while we're still talking about Operation LASER. The President of the Treasury Board has said, “The ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Earlier, during the question time here, Mr. Sweet, the member for Flamborough-Glanbrook, got up and was raising a number of issues about ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Canada needs a prime minister who will create jobs and opportunity, but instead we have a prime minister who is piling up ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I also rise on a point of order. During question period, I was questioning the Minister of Public Safety regarding the tragedy we are ...

Spoke in the House on Proceedings of the House and Committees Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Battlefords—Lloydminster. I am glad to be back in the House. I love being ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, military members serving in Operation Laser have sounded the alarm on the horrible abuse and neglect of our vulnerable seniors in long-term care homes. ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the 1,700-plus troops who have put themselves in harm's way on the COVID-19 front lines and who keep working in ...

Spoke in the House on Proceedings of the House and Committees Madam Speaker, although we have an opportunity to debate today and hold the government to account in extended committees of the whole, this is still not ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's indeed a pleasure to be with everyone today. I, too, want to offer my condolences to the family, the friends and ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic On a point of order, Mr. Chair, on Tuesday, at our COVID-19 committee of the whole meeting, I was asking a question which started at 12:56:06 ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. I too would like to express my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the six military heroes who lost their ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF): (a) how many filled fighter pilot positions were there in each year from 2011 to 2020; (b) ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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