Bob Zimmer

Bob was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River in 2011.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Bob as Chair of BC/Yukon Caucus in October 2013. Bob has also recently served as Chair of the National Prayer Breakfast and Co-Chair of the All-Party Outdoors Caucus.

Bob has been a regular member of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Standing Committee, as well as the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. He has also sat on the Standing Committee for Natural Resources, Standing Committee for Veterans Affairs, and the Standing Committee for Procedure and House Affairs.

In December 2013, Bob travelled to Washington as part of a Canadian delegation to speak with American leaders about the impacts of the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) on beef and pork. Bob has also attended international conferences in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Kansas City, Missouri and Budva, Montenegro, to represent the interests of Northeastern BC.

Bob was born in Dawson Creek, BC and raised in Fort St. John, BC. Bob began his career working for his father’s family carpentry business where he learned the values of honesty, integrity, and hard work. Through these fundamentals, Bob obtained his Journeyman Carpentry Certification and went on to own his own construction business. He has also built several homes.

He received an undergraduate degree from Trinity Western University in human kinetics and history/political science. Bob also obtained a bachelor’s of education degree from the University of British Columbia. He worked his way through University as the head coach for Langley’s TWU varsity rugby team. After graduating from the University of British Columbia, Bob moved back to Fort St. John where he taught for seven years.

Bob and his wife Val have been married for 20 years and have four children Kristian, David, Tim, and Bobbie.

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Thank you!

“For all of those who have over the past decade and a half built our party and contributed to our campaign, you have our deepest gratitude and you should feel nothing but pride … Never forget, that due to your efforts, our country stands tall today. We have built a Canada that is stronger than […]


More Support For Parents

A re-elected Conservative government will provide new benefits for moms and dads having a baby. We will provide up to 18 months of job protection for new parents and the option to stretch Employment Insurance (EI) benefits over 18 months. Parents who are interested in earning additional income or starting their own business while at […]


Protecting Canadian Auto Jobs

Hundreds of thousands of Canadian families work in the auto sector. That’s why a re-elected Conservative government will implement the new Automotive Supplier Innovation Program, which will help Canadian automotive suppliers gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace. If automakers are prepared to make firm commitments to new and modernized plants in Canada for […]


1.3 Million New Jobs

Canada’s economy created 1.3 million net new jobs since the depths of the global recession – one of the strongest job creation records in the G-7. In fact, not only are more Canadians working than before the recession, there are more Canadians working than ever before in our country’s history. And we will continue to […]


Protecting Jobs

Canada’s manufacturing sector provides good, well-paying jobs for Canadians in communities across our country. Prime Minister Harper has announced new support from our Conservative Government for Canadian manufacturers. Our low-tax, balanced budget Manufacturing Strategy will keep Canada’s manufacturing sector growing and creating jobs. Under our Manufacturing Strategy, Canadians will benefit from new jobs, new investment […]


Support For Canadian Seniors

Our Conservative Party will introduce new support for single and widowed seniors in Canada. A re-elected Conservative government will introduce a $2,000 Single Seniors Tax Credit that will extend additional tax relief to nearly 1.6 million single and widowed seniors in Canada who have pension income. When combined with the existing Pension Income Credit that […]


Budget Balanced A Year Early!

Our Conservative government has a strong record of economic and fiscal management. Our government achieved a balanced budget last year – one full year ahead of schedule. This is good for our economy and good for Canadian families. Spending beyond our means, as Justin’s Liberals and Thomas Mulcair’s NDP propose, would lead to permanent deficits, […]


Sat. Sep. 12 – BBQ with Bob Zimmer in Dawson Creek

Thanks to all those who attended the Bob Zimmer Meet and Greet Fundraiser in Dawson Creek on September 12!


Cutting Taxes For Small Businesses

A re-elected Conservative Government will lower the small business tax rate from 11 percent to 9 percent over the next four years. This tax cut – the largest tax rate cut for small businesses in more than 25 years – will provide $2.7 billion in tax relief to nearly 700,000 small businesses over this period. […]


Keeping Canadians Safe

A re-elected Harper Government will build on our record of fighting global terrorism to keep Canadians safe. And, we will continue to address the growing problem of terrorist radicalization and violent extremism among Canadian youth by providing a renewed $10 million in funding for the Kanishka Project. We will also create banned travel zones in […]


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