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Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter The @CBC already gets $1B in tax-payer funding — they shouldn't be competing with local community organizations for… https://t.co/WXjn66IH9l

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Privatization Act Mr. Speaker, I am speaking today as the official opposition critic for Canadian heritage and national historic sites. In that capacity, I of course have responsibility ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Situation in Syria Very briefly on a point of order, Mr. Speaker, your comments are quite right. However, the foundation for the principle that responses are to match the ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I want to address the point you just referenced, which I believe is page 144, which you ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to participate in this debate. It would be better if I did not have to, but I am certainly pleased to ...

Posted on Twitter Watch to find out why the Cdn victory at Vimy Ridge is of enduring importance to all Canadians. #Vimy100… https://t.co/FSaA3TwFtU

A month ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Van Loan's bill to give historic buildings a 20 per cent tax credit set to pass But York-Simcoe Conservative MP Peter Van Loan has nearly shepherded a bill across the finish line. Van Loan's Bill C-323 would create a tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic properties. Based on a pilot project in the early 2000s, the bill ...

Posted on Twitter @brent_bellamy Here is an information package containing a helpful FAQ regarding Bill C-323: https://t.co/adXAMEXnnr

Posted on Twitter Bill C-323 represents a historic opportunity to invest in our cultural heritage -fantastic to see so much support a… https://t.co/DDTFu47SAr

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!

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 ...

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: ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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