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

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

Two days 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 ...

Posted on Twitter Forestry workers deserve job stability and to get it the government needs to reach a Softwood Lumber Agreement... https://t.co/NUYHjSxudE

Posted on Twitter Got the chance to chat with @TylerClarkeMB yesterday about the US imposed tariffs on softwood lumber. Check it out! https://t.co/ECsdgpajA2

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 ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to watching Erin O'Toole take part in the final Conservative Party of Canada - Parti conservateur... https://t.co/HqPvQyxb0W

Posted on Twitter I'll be speaking one CBC Radio Noon in Manitoba in about 7 minutes about US tariffs on softwood lumber! Listen here: https://t.co/3ITSeNv4pB

This week

Posted on Twitter Canadian forestry workers deserve stability and predictability from their government. Liberal inaction on this... https://t.co/3QdMXnFIlS

Posted on Twitter Last week I was able to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a fantastic group of community conservationists. The... https://t.co/nNPGfdD7Ld

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Charlotte Oleson Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to the life of Charlotte Oleson, of Glenboro, Manitoba, who, sadly, passed away on February 19. Her first elected ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Mr. Speaker, before the House rose in December, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development introduced Bill C-36, an act to amend the Statistics Act. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency since January 1, 2016: what are the (i) vendors' names, (ii) contracts' ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Brandon Sun Trudeau's Castro tribute sparks heated local reaction The record shows that Castro was a murderous dictator … his crimes were truly horrific," said Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. "For Justin Trudeau to fawn all over Fidel Castro is particularly disgraceful." <t-3>In the ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act, Study on Wild Atlantic Salmon ... I understand that, but as somebody who, as you know, is a fisheries biologist and represents a large rural area, I think, with all due respect, ...

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