MP Bob Zimmer Reflects on Legacy of Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

April 10, 2014

I am deeply saddened by the passing of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. I offer my sincere condolences to his wife, Christine Elliott, and their three children: John, Galen, and Quinn. When I made my first speech in the House of Commons, Jim Flaherty told me I had “big boots to fill”. It was my […]

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Natural Resource Development Creates Stronger Communities in Northeast BC

April 8, 2014

OTTAWA – The message from three northeast British Columbia residents to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources was clear, oil and gas development had brought jobs to the region and kept families close together. Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River welcomed Bill Streeper, Mayor of the Northern Rockies Regional […]

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MP Bob Zimmer welcomes BC Premier Christy Clark to Ottawa

March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014 – OTTAWA MP Bob Zimmer was joined by the BC Conservative Caucus and other Members of Parliament to welcome BC Premier Christy Clark and Ministers to promote British Columbia’s Natural Gas industry, and the campaign to grow Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for export to Asia. Front Row (Left to Right): MP Joe Daniel […]

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Russia Shows Why BC is the Better Choice

March 25, 2014

The world continues to watch the situation in Eastern Europe. Russia has shown that they are not above annexing foreign territory in a bid to destabilize Ukraine. The Russians have claimed that they are moving to “protect” an area with an ethnic Russian majority, but to be perfectly clear – Russia is motivated by natural […]

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An open letter from MP Bob Zimmer on the reclassification of the Swiss Arms Classic Green rifle

February 28, 2014

Dear constituents, I was outraged to learn that, on February 26, 2014, the RCMP had reclassified the Swiss Arms Classic Green rifle from a non-restricted firearm to a prohibited firearm. I am a gun owner, and used to own that particular firearm, and I know full well that the RCMP decision to reclassify it was […]

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