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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

Mentioned by Chatham Voice (press release) (blog) Crandell to seek CK L PC nomination Business owner and finance coach Toyin Crandell announced her candidacy for nomination for the Conservative Party in the Chatham-Kent-Leamington riding in place of MP Dave Van Kesteren who will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming federal ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Business Woman, Advocate Looks To Represent CKL Riding A woman of many titles is looking to get involved in federal politics by first seeking the Conservative Party nomination for the Chatham-Kent-Leamington riding. With current MP Dave Van Kesteren set to retire, Toyin Crandell has announced her ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Chatham Voice (press release) (blog) Grail to seek federal PC nomination With longtime local MP Dave Van Kesteren set to retire, a local businessman has announced his intent to replace him. Mike Grail, who with his wife Paula, run a string of Tim Hortons franchises in and around Chatham-Kent, said he plans to seek the ...

Mentioned by Chatham Voice (press release) (blog) Shipley won't run in 2019 Dave Van Kesteren has a neighbour who will follow his lead. After the Chatham-Kent Leamington MP announced earlier this year he won't seek re-election, his counterpart to the north, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley, said he too won't run next time.

A month ago

Mentioned by Chatham This Week Sohi wasn't the first, Hope now admits The two federal politicians were touring the region to discuss potential infrastructure investments and grant funding. Hope said Sohi was the first federal cabinet minister to visit the municipality since 2006, but MP Dave Van Kesteren's office on ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Volunteers In Tilbury Helping With Passport Applications There is a passport clinic in Tilbury Wednesday for people who need some help getting a passport or getting their existing one renewed. Chatham-Kent-Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren's office will be helping people out at the Tilbury Columbus Club on ...

Two months ago

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to financial coding systems used by the government and broken down by department, agency, or other government entity: (a) what is the complete list ...

Spoke in the House on Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act Mr. Speaker, the burden of the office, the long hours, and my age, I guess, caused a momentary lapse of judgment. My vote should read in ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I recall a time, not too long ago, when we were doing some battle with the Liberals on Bill C-51. I would just remind ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you for being here. I think this is a disturbing subject for a lot of us. It's something that we just don't realize is taking ...

Spoke in the House on Spring Floods Mr. Speaker, my riding of Chatham-Kent—Leamington has over 150 kilometres of shoreline. This April, that shoreline was struck by a severe spring storm. The heavy rain ...

Spoke at the Library of Parliament committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Library of Parliament Thank you. Welcome to our second meeting this year, and probably the second meeting in four years, as I understand. Way back in 2014, this committee ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Chatham Hope Haven Mr. Speaker, last week I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of the Chatham Hope Haven shelter for homeless men. It is not just ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I listened with great interest to my colleague's excellent speech. I appreciate his admitting that the former government fell short in many ways. I ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors I was going to go along those same lines. I'm the only one on this side who's not a lawyer. I'm a businessman. When I look ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Canada’s Food Guide Is that part of the problem with our processed foods, that they're, in essence, dead foods? They have nothing in them other than the starch contents. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition that has a long preamble, which I will summarize. The petitioners call upon the House of Commons ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian Food ... Thank you, Chair. I'm sorry to see the Minister go because I had some really important questions for her. I wanted to talk about Bill S-5 ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Madam Speaker, I listened with interest to my colleague's remarks. He mentioned southwestern Ontario, and that is the region of my riding of Chatham-Kent—Leamington. I remember ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Canada’s Food Guide Thank you, Chair. Thank you, all, for coming. I remember as a kid getting the Canada health guide at school. I don't know if they still ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Committee Business Chair, there is another study I would like to see, and indirectly I guess it ties into Mr. Davies' study. To my knowledge I don't think ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on Report 4 – Oral Health Programs for First Nations and ... Can I just interject for a second? Before we get to that, I'm curious; you've said that and I believe that, and I think we've had ...

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)