Garry Breitkreuz

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Garry W. Breitkreuz
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Yorkton—Melville
Assumed office
Preceded by Lorne Nystrom
Personal details
Born (1945-10-21) October 21, 1945 (age 69)
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 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.

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