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Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted No on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted No on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted No on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter September 28 2003: A monument is unveiled in Ottawa’s Confederation Park to commemorate the sacrifices of Canadians in the Korean War.

Posted on Twitter September 28 1959: The last train leaves Ottawa’s Union Station. The historic building is now a government conferen… https://t.co/mzM7riAhKj

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Posted on Twitter September 27 2010: David Alward’s Progressive Conservatives win a majority government in New Brunswick. https://t.co/4o9SCOYhkO

Posted on Twitter September 27 1968: The Postmaster General ends Saturday mail and postal service, effective February 1, 1969.

Posted on Twitter September 27 1806: Sir Isaac Brock is appointed commander of the British Forces in Upper Canada. He would lead Canada's defence in 1812.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter September 26 1950: Smoke from BC forest fires causes the sun and moon to appear blue in Cda & parts of Europe – once in a blue moon, indeed.

This week

Mentioned by Bradford Times Zumba in da House! Mayor Rob Keffer and Cathy McLean cut the ribbon, as MP Peter Van Loan and Bradford Board of Trade's James McNeill hold plaques, surrounded by Zumba Ladies, and Councillors (back) Gary Baynes, Raj Sandhu, Deputy Mayor James Leduc, and ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Journal Pioneer Peter Van Loan says PEI being ignored as 150th celebrations near Federal Opposition MP Peter Van Loan says the Trudeau government is ignoring Prince Edward Island as it prepares for Canada's 150th anniversary, which he believes will hurt the province's tourism industry. But agriculture minister and Cardigan MP ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Charlottetown Peter Van Loan says PEI being ignored as 150th celebrations near Federal Opposition MP Peter Van Loan says the Trudeau government is ignoring Prince Edward Island as it prepares for Canada's 150th anniversary, which he believes will hurt the province's tourism industry. But agriculture minister and Cardigan MP ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Bradford Times Crazy Crocs offers family entertainment MP Peter Van Loan presents congratulations to Crazy Crocs owner Gianni Giannantonio and Debra Bridglal, as family members, members of Council, MPP Julia Munro and Mayor Rob Keffer look on, in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday July 2, 2016. Miriam ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Happy 149th Birthday, Canada! York Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan invites constituents and their families to a Free Pancake Breakfast on Canada Day, July 1, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex, 1914B Mount Albert Road, Sharon, Ontario. All welcome! For more ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Cabana Tan celebrates grand re-opening in Bradford On June 18, Contois celebrated the grand re-opening of Cabana Tan with BWG councillors, York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan and MPP Julia Munro. “I just want to thank our family and friends for helping us with the re-opening,” said Contois. “It took a long ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act New York.

Spoke in the House on Copyright Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-299, an act to amend the Copyright Act (term of copyright). Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Elgin—Middlesex—London for ...

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

More than three months ago

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 in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, closing Canada's only museum dedicated to Confederation, cutting Confederation out as the theme of the 150th anniversary, writing the War of 1812 out of ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, the proud tradition to issue commemorative medals on important anniversaries of Canada was started in 1867 when each Father of Confederation was among the ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Ministers' office budgets since November 3, 2015: (a) how many expense claims were submitted by the Minister or his or her exempt staff, ...

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act Mr. Speaker, this bill has afforded us an opportunity to reflect on a number of questions. The first is a question of ownership. To whom do ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I will start by asking if you could provide us with the results of that recent survey the department conducted. ...

Spoke in the House on Toronto Argonauts Mr. Speaker, this year marks a new beginning for Canada's greatest sports franchise, the Toronto Argonauts. They are returning to the shores of Lake Ontario as ...

Spoke in the House on 150th Anniversary of the First Meeting on Parliament Hill Mr. Speaker, these walls are celebrating a special anniversary: 150 years ago, the buildings on Parliament Hill opened. Ottawa was chosen as the capital of the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem ... I was not speaking because my friend was seeking to have the floor and you were ignoring him. This clause is of course the essence of ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Madam Chair, with the greatest of respect, you cannot limit my right to speak to this motion. This is a matter of a review of Canada's ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities I'm in the greater Toronto area, but I think you might have heard me say it has been literally years since I've seen a CBC camera ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you very much. Following Mr. Vaughan, I'm reluctant to give you advice on how to run your business. That said, I will first start with ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you very much. Mr. Bilinsky, you serve the Ukrainian community, which is an interesting study, because there have been multi-generational waves of immigration. You have ...

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