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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 Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to contracts over $10,000 signed by Canadian Heritage since November 4, 2015, where the final contract value is more than double the original contract ...

Voted No on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a defining 'coming-of-age' moment for Canada, and a turning point in the First World W… https://t.co/4s4j6Iv0zz

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted No on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in Canada My next question goes to both witnesses. In your case you're dealing with a lot of significant buildings, like churches and so on, that are running ...

Posted on Twitter The Clean-Up Fund has been crucial for protecting and restoring Lake Simcoe, and the Liberal's decision to cancel i… https://t.co/cMmsyH1vYi

Posted on Twitter Today is #WorldTheatreDay! Across Canada, actors, creators and performers bring passionate, captivating and enterta… https://t.co/kZREUXFE5E

Mentioned by The Nelson Daily Stetski criticizes Liberals for killing heritage funding bill Bill C-323, introduced by MP Peter Van Loan, would have provided a 20 per cent tax credit to the owners of heritage buildings for renovations and repairs. In addition to preventing the loss of cherished historic buildings, the bill would have created ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy The Conservative MP Peter Van Loan described it as “physical molestation.” An NDP member called it “assault.” Pundits coined it “Elbowgate” and declared that this would be the scandal that finally put a scratch on Teflon Trudeau's political career. It ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums In Canada, I think we see this voluntary sector on the fundraising, finance, and contributions side. What you see strongly in the United States is that ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Stetski blasts Liberals for defeating heritage bill Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is speaking out in support of a private members bill voted down by the federal Liberals that would have provided tax relief for heritage buildings. The measure, introduced by Conservative MP Peter Van Loan, would have ...

Spoke in the House on (topic unknown) Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. In fact, you referenced, during this marathon voting, an earlier review of the big green book. The ...

Posted on Twitter IMPORTANT NOTICE: Today is your last day to sign the #SaveLakeSimcoe petition calling on the Liberals to reinstate… https://t.co/xWESCiDl2I

Mentioned by Know.ca (press release) MP criticizes Liberals for killing heritage funding bill - E Bill C-323, introduced by MP Peter Van Loan, would have provided a 20% tax credit to the owners of heritage buildings for renovations and repairs. In addition to preventing the loss of cherished historic buildings, the bill would have created thousands ...

Mentioned by Revelstoke Review Bill supporting heritage building owners defeated A private member's bill that would have seen financial support for Canada's historic buildings was defeated in the House of Commons last night. Bill C-323 was introduced by MP Peter Van Loan and would have provided a 20 per cent tax credit to the ...

Mentioned by Cranbrook Townsman Stetski blasts Liberals for defeating heritage bill Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is speaking out in support of a private members bill voted down by the federal Liberals that would have provided tax relief for heritage buildings. The measure, introduced by Conservative MP Peter Van Loan, would have ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums I have just one question. In Canada, we don't have the same kind of charitable giving tradition that they have in the United States. I just ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Thank you. One of the witnesses we were hoping to have—or at least I was hoping to have here—but I don't think we're going to get, ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise in the House as the sponsor of Bill C-323, which had the potential to revitalize our heritage sector to ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Mr. Beasley, you have been around and seen some ups and downs and all kinds of interesting changes. I'm intrigued ...

Posted on Twitter After his government failed to recognize Confederation or history as themes for #Canada150, it should come as no su… https://t.co/OOLfWh7b1D

Posted on Twitter The choice is clear! #LetsGetItDone #PCPOLdr https://t.co/88ieOPhcAE

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in Canada I think for many smaller communities that are interested in accessing cultural spaces funding, there might be some real challenges here. There might be real bias ...

Spoke in the House on Chris Stockwell Mr. Speaker, this week, we lost former Ontario MPP Chris Stockwell. Stockwell was always feisty, colourful, and determined. As a municipal councillor in Etobicoke, as a ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Okay. You said something that I thought was very interesting. You said that one of the handicaps you face is that the name of the commission ...

Spoke in the House on Halifax Explosion Mr. Speaker, 100 years ago, Halifax was a bustling wartime port city. It served as a primary base for the Royal Canadian Navy and facilitated the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-232 and Bill S-236 Again, my objections to it have nothing to do with that. It has to do with, does it have a place in this bill? I don't ...

Spoke in the House on 105th Grey Cup Mr. Speaker, yesterday's 105th Grey Cup was another thriller for the ages. It began in true Canadian fashion with the wet snow falling. Shania Twain arrived ...

Spoke in the House on Grey Cup 2017 Mr. Speaker, on Sunday, all of Canada will be focused on our most important annual sporting event, the 105th Grey Cup. The much storied Toronto Argonauts ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I have been listening patiently following your encouragement that we wait to see if there might be ...

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