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Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Momentum for Bill C-323 remains strong! Write to your MP today and call on them to support heritage building restor… https://t.co/DyQWvkU4cd

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Bradford Times Grand Re-opening of Hot Yoga Bradford! Trying a yoga pose, from left, MP for York-Simcoe Peter Van Loan, studio owner Kim Henrick and BWG Mayor Rob Keffer, at the re-opening of Hot Yoga Bradford in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday February 11, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia ...

Spoke in the House on National Flag of Canada Day Mr. Speaker, today Canadians will mark the 52nd anniversary of the Canadian flag. Canada has known several flags throughout our history. At Confederation 150 years ago, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, a number of medals have been issued by the Government of Canada on significant milestones in our country's history to recognize the contributions of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted No on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Posted on Twitter Happy National Flag of Canada Day! I'm proud to fly our country's flag, today and every day. https://t.co/29uVihkBQv

Posted on Twitter Want to help preserve Canada's historical buildings? Contact @cathmckenna and @Bill_Morneau and urge them to suppor… https://t.co/Zh6LL7GvGP

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Madam Dabrusin just talked about satire. I think of Sarah Palin being labelled as having said, as we all famously know, “I can see Canada from ...

Voted No on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise to speak to the Canada-European Union free trade agreement. This is of course an outstanding initiative ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, commemorative medals have been issued by the Government of Canada on significant milestones in our country's history to recognize the contributions of everyday Canadians ...

Posted on Twitter Stay up to date! Click here to LIKE my Facebook page: https://t.co/ef7LwxOrC6 https://t.co/59RmT77Juo

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act moved that Bill C-323, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property), be read the second time and referred to a committee. ...

Posted on Twitter Debate on Bill C-323 will begin shortly: watch live on CPAC or ParlVU: https://t.co/4CC3r39b8W https://t.co/SzvfaZU4n5

Posted on Twitter @gyagi_jr You can see my statement on Sir Isaac Brock in the House of Commons (October 6, 2016) here: https://t.co/GJJp19NhsO

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present petitions from Canadians who are concerned that the government is ignoring Confederation and history as themes of the 150th anniversary ...

Spoke in the House on Sapphire Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen Mr. Speaker, yesterday, Canadians across the country joined with all the people of the Commonwealth in celebrating and congratulating Her Majesty the Queen on her Sapphire ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present three petitions from Canadian historical societies, stating that they want history to be respected and celebrated during the 150th ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities When Canada was quite young, every journalistic publication, every newspaper, had a perspective. In fact, it went so far that in the campaign handbooks that the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Bradford Times A Healthy Solution for You Cassie Landolfi uses the big scissors to cut the ribbon, officially opening A Healthy Solution for You Wellness Centre in Bradford, January 14. She was joined by, from left, Mayor Rob Keffer, Councillors Ron Orr and Gary Baynes, MP Peter Van Loan ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Grand Opening of RomolaMed Family members and staff join RomolaMed owner, Dr./IMG Olga Mishchenko, Mayor Rob Keffer, and MP Peter Van Loan in cutting the ribbon at the centre's Grand Opening in Bradford, Ont. on Friday January 6, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Mayor's New Year's Levee Cutting the Sesquicentennial Cake - from left, Councillor Gary Baynes, Mayor Rob Keffer, Councillor Peter Dykie Jr. (back), MP for York Simcoe Peter Van Loan, Deputy Mayor James Leduc, Councillors Gary Lamb and Mark Contois, at the New Year's Levee ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Liberal MPs tweet non-partisan government job ads with party logo Conservative MP Peter Van Loan said it was inappropriate to use a party logo when advertising government jobs. “It raises questions about whether they actually view [the hiring] as a non-partisan process,” Mr. Van Loan said. “It certainly suggests if ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canadian Architect New Bill will limit destruction and encourage rehabilitation of Canadian heritage buildings Conservative critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites Peter Van Loan introduced a Private Member's Bill that would create a 20 per cent tax credit for rehabilitation of recognized historic places. The Bill is seconded by Peter Kent, the ...

Three months ago

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

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Canada Council for the Arts, ... I think it's a legitimate question to ask, if somebody, at events people pay to attend, is discussing a minister's responsibilities, which they have an interest ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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

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