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Conservative MP for Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrated Canada 150 in Russell last weekend with some of my wonderful constituents. Great start to a summer of... https://t.co/vC1CRLjFr5

This week

Posted on Twitter More like the Minister of No-Natural Resources. The Liberals have now hired another anti-oil activist to be the... https://t.co/z3aGVuW9Jn

Posted on Twitter “But now the Liberals have dragged one costly policy misstep into the midst of another, trapping themselves in... https://t.co/r3MuL7inQX

Posted on Twitter The deadline has been extended to provide feedback on the proposed elimination of cash purchase ticket deferral.... https://t.co/0YiFPoVsKy

Posted on Twitter My thoughts and prayers are with the wounded, killed and all their loved ones impacted by this barbaric and... https://t.co/tBG5Wpaa7C

Posted on Twitter This is rather disturbing news, but not that surpising given the organizations named. https://t.co/NoYmA1s18x

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Canada now has an official day to celebrate the seal: May 20 “Unfortunately Canada's seal hunt has been the target of very unfair and fraudulent campaigns by the animal rights movement,” said Tory MP Robert Sopuck, a rural Manitoban who made one of several impassioned speeches before the House voted ...

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Madam Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak in the House this evening. I stand in opposition to Bill C-291 on the following grounds: it is ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Seal Products Day Act Madam Speaker, it is an honour for me to follow my colleague from British Columbia in support of Bill S-208, put forward by the member for ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the decision by Parks Canada to deny the application by the producers of the movie Hard Powder to film in a National Park: ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing by the Department of Fisheries and Ocean's in order to provide ... Thank you. I did a quick look here. There's a report by the fisheries committee from 2004 that looked at the sockeye salmon run. To help ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Brandon Sun US softwood move sparks concerns from Sopuck, head of Swan River firm Westman will not come out of it unfazed, Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa Conservative MP Robert Sopuck said on Wednesday, noting that Swan River's Spruce Products Ltd. deals in the affected sector through its sawmill, wood chip and wood pellet ...

Mentioned by Brandon Sun US softwood move sparks concerns from Sopuck, head of Swan River firm Westman will not come out of it unfazed, Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa Conservative MP Robert Sopuck said on Wednesday, noting that Swan River's Spruce Products Ltd. deals in the affected sector through its sawmill, wood chip and wood pellet ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill C-17. The background leading to Bill C-17 is as follows. The federal government's role in the management of ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, fish harvesters attending the Gulf Groundfish Advisory Committee in Moncton expressed their frustration and disbelief over the Liberals' inaction in protecting groundfish stocks by ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Excellent. Great. Thanks. Another issue coming from Manitoba, the issue of jurisdiction, is extremely important. I was quite shocked to see in the recent federal budget ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, my colleague talks about his love for rural Canada, but one thing I did not catch in his speech was the value of the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Fisheries and Oceans ... Thank you. Regarding the Fisheries Act review that we did, I would like to make a couple of comments. Manitoba Hydro was one of our witnesses. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition signed by over 60 of my constituents, which emphasizes the importance of regional, local, and community broadcast ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill S-208 Thank you. It's a great honour for me to be part of this process. I strongly support this bill. As my Liberal colleagues on the witness ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is an honour to follow my colleague from Calgary Nose Hill. As someone who has had a career in environmental policy and environmental ...

Mentioned by Portage Daily Graphic MP Sopuck Honoured by Safari Club On February 3rd, Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, was named the International Legislator of the Year by Safari Club International (SCI), at their Annual Hunters Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. SCI is an ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern Cod Stock and Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the ... Thank you. Just for the record, in terms of funding, our government instituted a new program in the department called the recreational fisheries conservation partnerships program ...

Mentioned by Brandon Sun Westman MPs react to cabinet shuffle Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Robert Sopuck said that he liked Mihychuk and is disappointed to see her go — a sentiment Brandon-Souris MP Larry Maguire supports. "This will result in Manitoba having a lesser voice on powerful cabinet committees ...

Mentioned by Brandon Sun Westman MPs react to cabinet shuffle Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Robert Sopuck said that he liked Mihychuk and is disappointed to see her go — a sentiment Brandon-Souris MP Larry Maguire supports. "This will result in Manitoba having a lesser voice on powerful cabinet committees ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act I had the opportunity to do work in the oil sands a number of years ago, where I observed the ridiculous situation of a project proponent ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Dr. Miller-Saunders, I would beg to differ with you: I think you do have an agenda, and it's an anti-industrial one. I'm quite concerned by civil ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you. I want to again correct the record. There are significant habitat protections in the new Fisheries Act, as follows. “Serious harm to fish” is ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-637 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firearms storage and transportation)