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Conservative MP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Chatham Voice (press release) (blog) PC leadership candidate tours CK Federal Conservative leadership candidate Erin O'Toole, left, received a guided tour of Chatham-Kent recently by Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren. Federal Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Erin O'Toole spent some time touring ...

This week

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News Durham MP among 14 candidates vying for Conservative Party leadership Conservative leadership candidate Erin O'Toole, left, is pictured with Dave Van Kesteren, Conservative MP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington, during a visit to Chatham, Ont. on Saturday March 25, 2017. Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network.

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the HMCS Haida National Historic Site (HHNHS): (a) since the HHNHS was transferred to Parks Canada what are the annual totals since 2002, ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the member for Louis-Saint-Laurent is one of our great orators in the Quebec caucus, possibly one of the greatest. He is not only a ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News Van Kesteren says little being done for Southwestern Ontario The federal budget leaves much to be desired for residents and businesses in Southwestern Ontario, says the MP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington. Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren said he didn't see anything tangible and believes many questions still ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Van Kesteren Reacts To Federal Budget Chatham-Kent-Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren says he's left puzzled and concerned, following the unveiling of the 2017 federal budget. During the days of conservative budgets, Van Kesteren says he was used to seeing the specifics on where money ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on The Canadian Steel Industry’s Ability to Compete Internationally I think you've hit the nail on the head there. The Chinese have made absolutely no movement toward lowering their carbon footprint. As a matter of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and The Canadian Steel Industry’s ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you all. It's a fascinating discussion. Mr. Neumann, I commend you on your passion for the worker. I remember a friend of ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Harriet Tubman Award Mr. Speaker, on January 29, two of my constituents, Bryan and Shannon Prince, were presented with the Harriet Tubman Commitment with a Purpose Award by the ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister and his mentor, Kathleen Wynne, are driving greenhouse operations out of business in my riding with the green energy policies. One ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Thank you, Your Excellency, for an excellent recap of what's taken place. I think you've answered most of our questions. I want to shift a little ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and Briefing Session on the ... Five hundred.... We had an exercise in Chatham. We have a business development organization that analyzes how we're doing with the hiring and that. I was ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, in my riding of Chatham—Kent—Leamington, greenhouse growers met Sunday to discuss their survival under the new Ontario cap and trade program. One owner said ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Ambassador, thank you for coming. One can't have anything but the utmost respect for the Vietnamese. You suffered a horrendous war with the Americans, and shortly ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News Chatham native among 338 women selected to be part of 100th celebration of women earning right to vote federally Chatham native Julianna Corso will be sitting in Chatham-Kent-Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren's seat in Parliament next month as part of a celebration to mark 100 years of when some women first earned the right to vote in federal elections. Corso ...

Mentioned by Chatham Daily News Aaron Neaves wants local MP to organize public discussion on trade deal A local labour activist is once again challenging Chatham-Kent-Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren's support for free trade agreements – this time it's the Canada-Europe Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). Aaron Neaves, national ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and Briefing Session on the ... When you presented your brief, you stated, I think, that 17 was the average size. I can visualize that small, energetic group. It's somebody with a ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, it is indeed a pleasure and a privilege to rise today to speak to Bill C-30, an act to implement the Canada-European Union trade ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the fentanyl epidemic, since November 2015: (a) what statistics does the government currently have regarding the country of origin of fentanyl in Canada; ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I too was led down the garden path. This too is the first time I have misstepped in this direction. I certainly hope this ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic ... All kidding aside, there was an incredible amount of work, and I am a little concerned. I'm going to tell you why I have some concerns. ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-30, An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic ... Thank you, all, for being here. Jim and Jody, it's good to see you again. I think we saw you at finance more than at this ...

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)