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Garry Breitkreuz

Garry W. Breitkreuz
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Yorkton—Melville
In office
1993–2015
Preceded by Lorne Nystrom
Succeeded by TBD
Personal details
Born (1945-10-21) October 21, 1945
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Political party Reform (1993-2000)
Canadian Alliance (2000-2003)
Conservative (2003-present)
Spouse(s) Lydia Breitkreuz
Residence Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Profession teacher

Garry W. Breitkreuz (pronounced Bright-Krites) (born October 21, 1945 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician. He was the Conservative Party of Canada member of the House of Commons of Canada for Yorkton—Melville from 1993 to 2015. He was formerly a member of the Reform Party of Canada (1993–2000) and the Canadian Alliance (2000–2003). While he had no formal position in the cabinet, as an Opposition member he was Deputy House Leader of the Opposition, Conservative Party Deputy House Leader, Deputy Whip of the Official Opposition, Chief Opposition Whip, and Critic to the Solicitor General.

Breitkreuz has been known to be the most outspoken member of the House of Commons on his opposition to the Canadian gun registry.

In 2005, Breitkreuz was granted the Sport Shooting Ambassador Award by the World Forum on the Future of Sport Shooting Activities.

External links

  • Garry Breitkreuz – Parliament of Canada biography
  • Website for Garry Breitkreuz
  • How'd They Vote?: Garry Breitkreuz's voting history and quotes
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