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Conservative MP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #657 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted Yes on Vote #656 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #655 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #654 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

This week

Mentioned by Windsor Star Pelee Island "in a lot of trouble" after weekend storm damage MP Dave Van Kesteren toured the storm-ravaged shoreline of Pelee Island on Friday to see first hand the damage done by last weekend's high winds and pounding rains. Julie Kotsis, Windsor Star. Published on: April 20, 2018 | Last Updated: April 20, 2018 ...

Mentioned by CTV News MP tours Pelee Island shoreline erosion The MP representing Pelee Islanders took a tour of the shoreline damage from high lake levels whipped-up from storms last weekend. MP Dave Van Kesteren of Chatham-Kent/Leamington was joined by officials from the Ministry Of National Resources - Essex ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com MP Inspects Storm Damage on Pelee Island A local member of Parliament has seen for himself how storm damage affected area shorelines. Chatham-Kent-Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren took a tour Friday of Pelee Island to examine storm damage from last weekend's rain and ice storms. He was joined ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Passport Clinic in Chatham Today If you need some help getting a passport or getting yours renewed, you'll want to head to the Blessed Sacrament Church in Chatham on Wednesday. Chatham-Kent – Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren's office will be holding its first passport clinic of 2019 on ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News Lack of infrastructure spending noted, especially for Chatham-Kent The MP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington says the 2018 Canadian budget doesn't include anything substantial. Dave Van Kesteren said even past budgets from the governing Liberals had “that big announcement” like last year's child tax credit, but he's not ...

Mentioned by Chatham This Week Van Kesteren sees little of substance in budget The MP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington says the 2018 Canadian budget doesn't include anything substantial. Dave Van Kesteren said even past budgets from the governing Liberals had “that big announcement” like last year's child tax credit, but he's not ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, throughout the debate at second reading, through committee hearings, and now finally, in the final debate, mounds and mounds of evidence have been introduced ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance Thank you. That's fine. I wasn't expecting to be next on the list, but I'm ready. Thank you all for attending. I listened with interest. Mr. ...

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 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 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 ...

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)