|Garry W. Breitkreuz
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Lorne Nystrom|
October 21, 1945 |
|Political party||Reform (1993-2000)
Canadian Alliance (2000-2003)
Garry W. Breitkreuz (pronounced Bright-Krites) (born October 21, 1945 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician. He is the Conservative Party of Canada member of the House of Commons of Canada from Yorkton—Melville.
A Member of Parliament since 1993, he was formerly a member of the Reform Party of Canada (1993–2000) and the Canadian Alliance (2000–2003). While he has no formal position in the cabinet, he is the former 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.
- 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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