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Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 50% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted No on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted No on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Which is accepted to be a tie.

Voted No on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter December 5 2003: PC Party members vote overwhelmingly to merge to form the Conservative Party, restoring competitio… https://t.co/gEM1PRli9M

Posted on Twitter December 5 1776: The Yanks begin their siege of Quebec during the American Revolution. Quebec would successfully resist the attack.

Posted on Twitter December 5 1837: Mackenzie’s rebels are dispersed after a rag-tag march down Yonge Street towards Toronto. https://t.co/e223dSHGnP

This week

Posted on Twitter December 4 1892: Sir John Thompson is sworn in as Justice Minister; under his purview, the Criminal Code of Canada is established.

Posted on Twitter December 4 1866: The third Confederation Conference begins in London, England to finalize the Confederation project. https://t.co/ZthbaysxjB

Posted on Twitter December 4 1909: The first Grey Cup game is played in Toronto’s Rosedale Park. U of T defeats Parkdale Canoe Club 26-6.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-323, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property). Mr. Speaker, this bill creates a tax ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Mégantic—L’Érable. It was just a few days ago that I was looking down at ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-323 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, standing up for our constituents is what we were sent here to do. Just months ago, the Liberals gave the CBC $675 million on ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Apparently, Mr. Speaker, all that money is not working. Canadians look for high-quality Canadian content from the CBC, but fewer are watching. In 2001, the CBC ...

Spoke in the House on 104th Grey Cup Mr. Speaker, last night saw another page written in the storied history of Canada's unique game, with a barnburner 104th Grey Cup. The Ottawa Redblacks and ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, I am delighted to speak to the subject of the Rouge National Urban Park, because this is a park that I was pleased to ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, it is indeed about time we were debating this agreement in the House of Commons. It has been a long time coming. In fact, ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Peter Van Loan endorses Kellie Leitch in Conservative leadership race York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan is endorsing the Simcoe-Grey MP for the leadership and doesn't think it was all that controversial. “It's a very curious reaction,” he said. “Some people find it completely irrelevant because we already screen immigrants.”.

Mentioned by Bradford Times A Christmas Party From left, Tammy Jackson, of Sweet Annabella's, hands out invitations to a very special Christmas Party to MP for York-Simcoe Peter Van Loan, and Melanie Norton, at the Farmers' Market in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday November 12, 2016. Miriam ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Newspapers clearly came from a perspective 125 to 150 years ago. Political parties literally published lists of which were the acceptable newspapers if you were a ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Hundreds turn out for Remembrance Day ceremony in East Gwillimbury York — Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan reminded the crowd that next year will mark the 100th anniversary of the victory of Vimy Ridge. “They fought for the values we believe in,” he said. He told the story of going to France with the government and seeing ...

A month ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Georgina's Hodgson Trail opened to the public Oct. 29 Harry and Pat Hodgson (front) tour the Hodgson Trail in Sutton named in their honour with York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan, Georgina Mayor Margaret Quirk and the Hodgson's daughter, Beverly Byer, during the official opening of the trail. Saturday, Oct. 29 ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Reinvestment Plan of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Thank you very much, Madam Chair. There are some critics of the CBC who say that it fails to be and should become more of a ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Slain soldiers to be honoured as part of Remembrance Day Conservatives took turns hammering the Liberal government Friday, one accusing them outright of “dishonouring” two slain soldiers by failing to mark Saturday's second anniversary of the attack on Parliament Hill. York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan said ...

Mentioned by OurLondon.ca York-Simcoe MP accuses Liberals of launching a... York-Simcoe Conservative MP Peter Van Loan made his feelings well known about the Liberal government's plan for the 150th anniversary of confederation in the House of Commons in Ottawa this weeks. “Next year, Canada will celebrate the 150th ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities It will actually be me first. Most Canadians who have a satellite or cable package receive an unsolicited broadcaster that basically broadcasts propaganda that is aimed ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Well, it's been a practice of your newspapers regularly over the years. With the staff turnover you talk about, and there has certainly been a lot ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities A lot of what we've heard has been the opposite equation of what you are saying, where the bigger outlets say they can't compete because if ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities One of the issues you raised was copyright. I'm wondering if you could speak about that. Are you suggesting, as I suspect, that you want those ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-299 An Act to amend the Copyright Act (term of copyright)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Related to that, or building on that, the experts these days say that our economy is shifting to one that's focused more on cities than on ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Building on that, one of the federal programs is the Conservation Institute. They are available to do training. They do a lot of it through, for ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-37 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts and to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-46 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama