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Conservative MP for Chatham-Kent—Essex (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 53.80% of the vote.

Today

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Hunting For The Perfect Tomato Ridgetown Campus professor Steve Loewen, left, Chatham-Kent-Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren, centre, and Ontario Tomato Research Institute Chair Phil Richards, right, pose for photos at research funding announcement at the Ridgetown Campus on ...

Yesterday

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News Feds provide funding to Ontario Tomato Research Institute ... from the federal government to help the Ontario Tomato Research Institute increase yields and develop new varieties of tomatoes was announced Friday at the Ridgetown Campus of the University of Guelph by Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren ...

Posted on Twitter Happy to announcement $214,682 to the Ont Tomato Research Institute to increase yields & varieties. #ckont #cdnpoli http://t.co/HkrPzWC0AS

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I too, like my colleague across the way, had difficulty believing some of the things I heard. I say that because, along with the ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Van Kesteren Chatham Office Moving Chatham-Kent-Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren's office in Chatham on King Street is seen in this December 5, 2014 photo before being vacated as Retro Suites expands its footprint. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza). Chatham-Kent-Essex M-P Dave Van Kesteren is ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by London Free Press GREAT LAKES: Among the most wanted on this list is the Asian carp, which can ... Chatham-Kent-Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren speaks at a news conference Friday in London outlining details of the federal government's efforts to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and Canadian waterways. Gail Shea, Minister of ...

Posted on Twitter pleased to join Min @CPCGailShea @BevShipleyMP @Joe_Preston & MP Pat Davidson in #LdnOnt to discuss new #AquaticInvasiveSpecies Regs #DFO

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News MP's Chatham office relocating Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren's Chatham constituency office will be relocating to 48 Centre St., due to the expansion of the Retro Suites Hotel. The office will close for the final time at its King Street location on Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. and reopen on ...

Posted on Twitter My Chatham office is moving to 48 Centre Street effective Mon. Dec 15th. All contact info remains the same. #ckont

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Van Kestern's Bill Moves On Chatham-Kent-Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren's first private member's bill has been voted through to the Senate. The bill looks to make changes to the Canadian Pension Plan and Benefits Act. As of right now, people who murder their spouses or parents.

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b and 5b under ... If there is one thing that is really heart-wrenching, it is to have a constituent come in who has issues with Canada Revenue, and when you ...

Posted on Twitter My PMB C-591 passed its third reading in the #HOC 276-0 #cdnpoli

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you for appearing here today. I'm not normally a part of this committee, but I'm happy to be here and talk about some of these ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 He is new.

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a number of petitions here from my riding. The petitioners call upon members of Parliament to condemn discrimination against girls occurring through ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, I welcome the opportunity to be here this evening to talk about my ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you all for coming. Mr. Mooney, I get excited about the things that are happening in the Arctic. I think we all do. Before and ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you, Chair, and thanks to the committee for this opportunity. I have served on this committee but it's been quite some time. It's a fascinating ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you, Chair. I have a short question, maybe a comment first. I want to commend both of you, the credit unions. I have a long ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Just as a little sidebar, I'm curious about this. I went to the Netherlands a few years ago. We had a tour of the Rotterdam facilities ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you all for coming. Mr. Adler was going on the same vein I wanted to go on. I wanted to possibly, ...

Posted on Twitter Granddaughter Brooklyn had a gr8 time with Opa&Oma at the #ckont Santa Parade.Good work @ChathamBia @DCC_ChathamMall http://t.co/h6z9UtWXc1

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Min @GaryGoodyearMP & @JeffWatsonMP for joining me in Leamington to announce funding for @weecdev. @LeamingtonGuy was a gr8 host!

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... That should be all right. I wonder if somebody could answer this question for me. Chatham-Kent—Essex is my riding and is also a farming community. It's ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to pose a question for the member while it is early in the discussion. I listened to the member's speech, which ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Wes Thompson Mr. Speaker, on September 22, 2014, we were saddened by the passing of Wes Thompson in his 88th year. Wes became president of W.G. Thompson & ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Mr. Speaker, it has been quite obvious that, as my first private member's bill, it is something that most members agree on as I did not ...

Spoke in the House on Julian Belanger Mr. Speaker, after my election in 2006, the first person to join my team was Julian Belanger. It was not really a surprise that I asked ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-591 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act (pension and benefits)