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Conservative MP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 42% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b under Canada Border Services ... —walked through, so I'm going to go through that as well. I have in my hands here a document from Health Canada that talks about consumer ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance We're getting better. We do a better job at cleaning our barns and disinfecting, but there is that reality because of the close quarters. I don't ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale Tells Tories Their Pot Plan 'Failed' Ralph Goodale's appearance before the standing committee on public safety and national security was testy at points, including when Tory MPs Dave Van Kesteren and Kellie Leitch pushed him on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. Van Kesteren read a Health ...

Voted Yes on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Correctional service: 16 prison staffers potentially exposed to fentanyl The numbers span the period between December 2015 and September 2017, and were released in response to a written question submitted in the House of Commons by Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren. “The information provided represents situations ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the storage of classified or protected documents since September 19, 2016, and broken down by department or agency: (a) how many instances have ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance Mr. Morris, you're saying that you need $100 million basically to gather the information. I don't know how much time I have, but I served on ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Use of Ion Mobility Spectrometers by Correctional Services Canada You're absolutely right. We all had mothers. My mother is gone now, but I'll testify that she was probably one of the wisest of women. She ...

A month ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Lobbying group criticized for advertising access steering clear of McKenna Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren recently asked McKenna in the House of Commons for a breakdown of all meetings with the council. In a response provided Monday, McKenna's office told Van Kesteren to use the lobbying registry. An inquiry by federal ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, it is a privilege to speak to Bill C-46. We have discussed the proposed legislation at length here. The bill introduces new and higher ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to meetings between Environment and Climate Change Canada, including the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and her office, and the Council of Canadian ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program I would agree with you when you say that things have changed. We used to hear that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-21 Thank you, Chair. I just have a few short questions, and then I'm going to pass it on to Monsieur Paul-Hus, if I could, after I'm ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program I just want to clarify something about that, Ms. Malanik. The question by Mr. Eyolfson was about how this would decrease the cost for the employer, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, today we will be discussing the motion by the NDP for a universal drug plan. The Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer released a ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-45 It's a bad idea based on a false premise. First of all, it's supposed to protect youth, but I think we've seen enough evidence that tells ...

Spoke in the House on Highgate Fair Mr. Speaker, this Saturday, I attended the 163rd opening of the Highgate Fair in the eastern part of my riding of Chatham-Kent—Leamington. We enjoyed all one ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to spending on “stock” photographs or images by the government since January 1, 2016, broken down by department, agency, crown corporation, and other government ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Van Kesteren's Final Passport Clinic Of 2017 In Chatham If you need some help getting a passport or getting yours renewed, you'll want to head to the Blessed Sacrament Church in Chatham Wednesday. Chatham-Kent—Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren's office will be holding its final passport clinic of 2017 on ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Chatham Voice (press release) (blog) Let's get this party started! A year ago, nothing was planned until the last minute for Chatham when Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren's office hastily pulled something together for the Chatham Cultural Centre. Historians Doug Robinson and Gwen Robinson performed ...

Mentioned by Chatham Voice (press release) (blog) Let's get this party started! A year ago, nothing was planned until the last minute for Chatham when Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren's office hastily pulled something together for the Chatham Cultural Centre. Historians Doug Robinson and Gwen Robinson performed ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, when I look at those first parts of the motion, they are very agreeable. The problem is probably the fourth part of the motion. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to amounts paid by the government to the Aga Khan in relation to the trip taken to the Bahamas by the Prime Minister in ...

Posted on Twitter Signs and Symptoms of Untreated Lyme Disease #LymeAware https://t.co/KjguvOgCgH

Posted on Twitter Had a good morning with Madison Cormier thanks to #BigBrothers #BigSisters and the #BoysandGirlsClubsofCanada https://t.co/WpP3DJrDWI

Posted on Twitter Since 2005, @ctjumpstart has helped more than 2,725 kids in CK--Leamington participate in sports and recreation! #JumpStartMonth

Posted on Twitter Had a wonderful meeting last week with Representative @davereichert in Washington, DC as part of my trade trip. https://t.co/hdJ0CY2obj

Posted on Twitter Faye and I offer our deepest sympathies and prayers to the family of MP Jim Hillyer, who passed away suddenly. https://t.co/JsVd5l0wuz

Posted on Twitter Had a great meeting with Cristin Napier and Micheline Turnau from the @TheHSF this morning in my Ottawa office. https://t.co/lZaFpN4JAK

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)