Joyce Bateman

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Joyce Bateman
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Winnipeg South Centre
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Anita Neville
Personal details
Political party Conservative
Residence Winnipeg, Manitoba

Joyce Bateman is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election.[1] 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.[2] 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."[3]

Bateman graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Honors Business Administration (from the Richard Ivey School of Business).[4]

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.[5]

Bateman is married to Darrell Bateman and has two children.[6]

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