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MP Zimmer Pleased with Small Communities Funding for Fort St. John and Mackenzie

April 7, 2017

OTTAWA – Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP, Bob Zimmer is pleased with the funding that has been allocated to Fort St John and Mackenzie from the federal government’s Small Communities Fund. Fort St. John will receive just under $5 million for Phase 1 of improvements to the 100 St Corridor and Mackenzie will receive $2.3 ...


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MP Zimmer Introduced his Private Members’ Bill, An Act to Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

April 6, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, introduced his Private Member’s Bill in the House of Commons today. Bill C-346 An Act to Amend the Firearms Act (licences) seeks to ensure that firearms owners will never be criminalized for an administrative issue. “This is something that is important to me ...


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MP Zimmer Comments on Budget 2017

March 22, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, MP for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies responded with deep concerns regarding the deficit of $28.5 billion, the debt growing ever closer to $1 trillion and the burden it will put on the next generation. Mr. Zimmer also responded in his various roles to Budget 2017. In his role as Critic for ...


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MP Zimmer Participates in Chetwynd Funding Annoucement

March 17, 2017

Chetwynd – Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP, Bob Zimmer joined MLA Mike Bernier to make the joint provincial and federal announcement of funding for upgrades to the Water Treatment Plant in Chetwynd. “I’m proud to represent the people of Northeastern BC and pleased to have such a good working relationship with my provincial counterpart,” said ...


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MP Zimmer Participates in Funding Announcement in Pouce Coupe

March 17, 2017

Pouce Coupe – Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP, Bob Zimmer joined MLA Mike Bernier and Mayor Lorraine Michetti to make the announcement of joint federal and provincial funding for the Village of Pouce Coupe. “I would like to congratulate Pouce Coupe on receiving this funding and moving forward in the best interests of the residents,” ...


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MP Zimmer Pleased With Funding Announcement in Prince George

February 24, 2017

OTTAWA – Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP, Bob Zimmer is pleased that Western Economic Diversification Canada has announced a contribution of up to $377,000 for the City of Prince George today. The Government of Canada is investing in the City of Prince George through the Canada 150 Infrastructure Fund. The funding will be used to ...


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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Minister LeBlanc’s PNCIMA Announcement

February 16, 2017

MEDICINE HAT, AB – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Official Critic for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, made the following statement regarding the announcement by Minister LeBlanc officially endorsing the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) plan. “In 2011, the Conservative government withdrew their support and funding for PNCIMA because ...


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MP Zimmer Releases Letter to Minister Goodale Regarding the Errant 10/22 Prohibition

February 15, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus hand delivered his rebuttal regarding the recent Ruger 10/22 magazine prohibition to Minister Goodale. “I hope that Minister Goodale understands the mistake that the RCMP Firearms Division made and reverses their errant decision prohibiting the 10/22 ...


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MP Zimmer Welcomes Mayor Lyn Hall to HUMA Committee

February 14, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Vice-Chair of the HUMA Committee, was pleased to hear from Mayor Lynn Hall and City Manager of Social Planning Chris Bone regarding their work in Prince George to reduce poverty. At MP Zimmer’s invitation they were able to participate via video conference ...


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MP Zimmer Promotes Trade and Attends the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC

February 6, 2017

Ottawa, ON – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, traveled to Washington DC last week to promote Canada’s interests in trade and to build relationships with the new Trump administration. “My goal was to establish and re-establish relationships with Members of Congress and Senators in President Trump’s transition team in order ...


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