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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Thank you to those who supported Bill C-323 and all who wrote to their MPs calling on them to support these important measures

Posted on Twitter Bill C-323 passes second reading! This is a great victory for Canadians - we all benefit from the preservation of our built heritage!

Posted on Twitter .@nationaltrustca urges immediate support for Bill C-323 in response to #Budget2017 to preserve Cda's built heritag… https://t.co/AI4fIeCl8W

Posted on Twitter If you haven't so already, contact your MP and tell them to support Bill C-323 - time is running out! #BillC323

Posted on Twitter MPs from all parties should come together to support the preservation and restoration of built heritage in Canada by voting for Bill C-323!

Posted on Twitter .@FinanceCanada says tax credit for heritage rehab should be in budget, but it's not. Let's make it happen now w/ t… https://t.co/RRpqp5VdMx

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege With due respect, Mr. Speaker, you did make a prima facie finding with regard to the member for Don Valley East. It is in that regard ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, one of the most important duties of any national government is the safety and security of its citizens. That is what people look to ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, this idea of a heritage tax credit to preserve the historical aspects of our community and make them richer places to live is an ...

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

Spoke in the House on Land Line Telephone Service 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, the Liberal war on history is marching relentlessly forward. The most recent victim is a Canadian crusader for human rights, a pioneer in the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, this year marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation and the 100th anniversary of the Canadian victory at Vimy Ridge. The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum ...

Spoke in the House on MPP for York—Simcoe Mr. Speaker, this week saw a record set at Queen's Park. The member of provincial parliament for York—Simcoe, Julia Munro, became Ontario's longest-serving female MPP ever. ...

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 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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than 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 ...

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