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February 24, 2022

Conservatives condemn Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition issued the following statement on Putin’s invasion of Ukraine: “The Conservative Party of Canada stands in solidarity with Ukraine and its people. “Together with millions of Canadians and the Ukrainian community in...

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February 24, 2022

Conservatives Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day

Ottawa, ON – John Barlow, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, Dave Epp, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, and Richard Lehoux, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, today released the following statement celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day: “Today we...

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February 16, 2022

Justin Trudeau’s record-high inflation means higher prices for essentials

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on a Statistics Canada report warning that inflation reached 5.1 per cent: “For the first time since September 1991, prices are up 5.1 per cent compared to a...

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February 15, 2022

Conservatives call for a plan to end all federal mandates and restrictions

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on the Liberals to table a plan to lift all federal mandates and restrictions: “Canadians urgently need a plan to get...

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Bob Zimmer

Meet Your MP

Bob was born in Dawson Creek, BC, and raised in Fort St. John, BC. Bob began his career working for his father’s family carpentry business where he learned the values of honesty, integrity, and hard work. Through these fundamentals, Bob obtained his Red Seal Journeyman Carpentry Certification and went on to own his own construction business.

He received an undergraduate degree from Trinity Western University in human kinetics and history/political science. Bob also obtained a bachelor’s of education degree from the University of British Columbia. He worked his way through University as the head coach for Langley’s TWU varsity rugby team. After graduating from the University of British Columbia, Bob moved back to Fort St. John where he taught for seven years and continued to work in construction, building several homes.

Bob was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River in 2011 and then re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies in 2015 and again in 2019.

Bob serves as Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus and Member of the Standing Committee for Natural Resources. He has also served as Shadow Minister for Northern Affairs and Northern Economic Development Agency, Chair of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, Critic for Asia-Pacific Gateway, Chair of the BC/Yukon Conservative Caucus, and Chair of the National Prayer Breakfast.

Since coming into office, Bob has sat on several committees including the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, Standing Committee for Veterans Affairs, the Standing Committee for Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and the Standing Committee for Procedure and House Affairs.

Bob is a long-time member of the Fort St. John Sunrise Rotary Club, volunteers... Read Bio