|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Winnipeg South Centre
|Preceded by||Anita Neville|
Joyce Bateman is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election. She represents the electoral district of Winnipeg South Centre as a member of the Conservative Party.
Joyce Bateman is a Chartered Accountant and prior to her election into Parliament, Bateman was a trustee on the Winnipeg School Board, and was a longtime member of the Liberal Party. She stated that she chose to switch parties and run as a Conservative because of the Liberal Party's fiscal plan, which she called "reckless."
Bateman announced $860 thousand for the Composites Innovation Centre in Winnipeg to continue research looking for alternatives to plastic and fibreglass, such as wheat, hemp and flax fibres combined with resins.
Bateman is married to Darrell Bateman and has two children.
- "Conservatives keep Manitoba blue". CBC News, May 2, 2011.
- "Longtime Liberal jumping to Conservatives". CBC News, April 1, 2011.
- "Liberal fiscal plan 'reckless': Bateman". Winnipeg Free Press, April 2, 2011.
- Hepner, Kelvin. "The Portage Online - Feds Support Biofibre Project". The Portage Online. The Portage Online. Retrieved September 12, 2012.
- "Welcome - Joyce Bateman, MP for Winnipeg South Centre - About". Joyce Bateman, MP for Winnipeg South Centre. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
|This article about a Manitoba politician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|