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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Senator Nancy Greene Raine

April 13, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Chair of the BC/Yukon Conservative Caucus made the following statement on Senator Greene Raine’s surgery to combat thyroid cancer. “Senator Raine is a dear friend, a regular contributor to our BC/Yukon Caucus, and one of the hardest working Senators that I have ...


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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding the McBride Mill Fire

April 6, 2017

Ottawa, ON – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, issued the following statement regarding the fire that recently destroyed the BKB Cedar Manufacturing mill in McBride. “I want to express my concern for the community of McBride and offer support in any way we can. It was very sad to hear ...


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MP Zimmer Pleased with Continued Progress of Valemount Glacier Destinations

April 4, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies issued the following statement on the ongoing approvals for the Valemount Glacier Destinations ski and sightseeing resort. “The Valemount Glacier Master Plan was approved last August and I’m pleased to see that it is progressing with support from the Village of Valemount, the ...


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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding the Current Crisis in Ethiopia

March 7, 2017

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, made the following statement in the House of Commons yesterday regarding the political crisis in Ethiopia after meeting constituents who declined to be named due to concerns for the safety of their families. “I rise today to speak to the concerns that have ...


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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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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding RCMP Prohibition of CZ 858 Spartan Rifle

January 10, 2017

FORT ST. JOHN – As Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus, Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies made the following statement regarding the recent decision by the RCMP to declare the CZ 858 Tactical-2P “Spartan” rifle prohibited as “converted automatics”. “This is another example of bureaucracy overstepping and making snap judgements ...


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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding His Support for Taxpayers

November 29, 2016

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Deputy Critic for Families, Children and Social Development, issued the following statement as a response to comments by Bilan Arte of the Canadian Federation of Students during a Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) ...


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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding His Support for Andrew Scheer in Leadership Race

September 29, 2016

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, released the following statement today regarding his support for Andrew Scheer in the upcoming Conservative Party of Canada leadership race: “I am pleased to be able to offer my support to Andrew in his bid for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada. ...


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Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Approval of Pacific NorthWest LNG Project

September 27, 2016

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies issued the following statement regarding federal government approval of Petronas-led Pacific NorthWest LNG project: “I am very pleased with this decision which brings this important project for our region one step closer to becoming a reality. We will now await Petronas for their ...


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