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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.

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the threat of a missile strike from North Korea on Canadian soil: (a) what specific measures has the government put in place to ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Public Works and Government Services Act Mr. Speaker, this year marks the 150th anniversary of our country's Confederation. However, while it may seem strange to us now, the establishment of the Dominion ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Briefing on the Government's New Cultural Policy Mr. Clarke will be doing most of the questions. I have one question. It's very quick. It actually doesn't really relate to the cultural policy, but ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Multiculturalism and International Trade Thank you. It is an exciting committee. I want to commend the committee for doing this study. When I was trade minister and we made the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act Madam Speaker, I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak today on the subject of sustainable development and the environment. The bill seeks to amend ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-323 Thank you very, very much. Thank you for the work you've already done studying the issue of heritage in Canada, and now today studying this bill. ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter @TedNesNA @janephilpott Hi Ted, I voted in favour of the CPC motion to extend the small business tax consultations: https://t.co/9npVCAdjuY

Spoke in the House on Architecture Mr. Speaker, today marks World Architecture Day. Architects make the framework of our lives and architects dream the future of where we live, work, and play. ...

Posted on Twitter Today is #WorldArchitectureDay! Watch my remarks and remember to write to your MP and ask them to support #BillC323… https://t.co/euiGRKcHCT

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, 100 years ago, the wartime government of Robert Laird Borden introduced an income tax. Believe it or not, Liberals actually opposed the new tax—but ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Simcoe Lodge celebrates 160 years of Freemasonry MP for York Simcoe Peter Van Loan, right, presents congratulations to Simcoe Lodge #79 AF & AM Worshipful Master Marcos Poles, on the 160th Anniversary of the Masonic Lodge in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday September 16, 2017. NICK MOLNAR/ ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act Mr. Speaker, it will be tough for me to hit those heights that the member for Lethbridge just did in standing up for her constituents, but ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CTV News Simcoe County, Muskoka MPs take on critic roles Muskoka MP Tony Clement will take on a new portfolio as the critic for public services and procurement. York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan will be in charge of Canadian heritage and national historic sites. Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch and Deepak Obhrai ...

Posted on Twitter @valleyhilltops2 CHPC Meetings and Proceedings regarding the study on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination… https://t.co/rUdhAtN5kK

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Barrie, Innisfil politicians fishing for Lake Simcoe funding York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan isn't happy after learning the federal government has cancelled the Lake Simcoe Clean-up Fund. “We initiated it initially for a five-year term,” Van Loan said. “It's not going to be base funding, this kind of thing has to ...

Posted on Twitter Protecting and restoring Lake Simcoe has always been my priority - but the Liberal Government has CANCELLED the Lak… https://t.co/Hrkkg9e42D

Posted on Twitter Today is #historicplacesday - support Canada's heritage by telling your MP to vote in favour of Bill C-323! #cdnpoli https://t.co/YRHcSpmmeW

Mentioned by Bradford Times Civic Awards celebrate Achievement From left, MP Peter Van Loan, Citizen of the Year Nancy Young, MPP Julia Munro and Mayor Rob Keffer, at Canada Day in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday July 1, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network. 1 sec. 2 sec. 3 sec. 4 sec. 5 sec. 6 sec. 3 sec.

Mentioned by Bradford Times O Canada, O what a party! Councillors were joined by MP Peter Van Loan and MPP Julia Munro for the official ceremonies and presentation of Civic Awards. MP Van Loan called Canada “indeed the best country in the world,” that from its roots, of “French and English, Catholic and ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Dominion Day Breakfast with the MP MP for York Simcoe Peter Van Loan held an “old-fashioned Dominion Day pancake breakfast” to celebrate Canada Day – a nod to the first national holiday established to celebrate the anniversary of Confederation. At the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex in ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the Liberal war on history continues to prompt a flood of petitions to my office. In particular, some of them are on the issue ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the Liberal war on history continues to prompt many petitions to my office, and I have a raft of them to present today. The ...

Posted on Twitter The experts agree: the Liberal's plan to implement an #InternetTax is a bad idea. Conservatives strongly oppose.… https://t.co/J5v2cVwzdQ

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canada Council for the Arts, Votes ... Mr. Chair, it's great to see you here. It's great to have you here, Minister, as well. I want to talk a bit about what I ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities I will support the motion for the exact opposite reason that Mr. Nantel is bringing it. I actually want to commend the CBC for excellent work ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities and Briefing on the Canada Council for ... Thank you very much. In my constituency I have, surprisingly to many people, a vibrant arts community. It's not that surprising when you think about it: ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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