Joyce Bateman

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Joyce Bateman
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Winnipeg South Centre
Assumed office
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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