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Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

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

A week ago

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

Posted on Twitter Today is National Flag of Canada Day! I'm proud to watch our athletes proudly fly the flag at @pyeongchang2018 https://t.co/t4V8mLacMG

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted No on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted Yes on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted No on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Posted on Twitter Farmers across York-Simcoe help drive our economy and bring food to our tables. Happy #CdnAgDay! https://t.co/xS8GSVzrbm

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Unlike the Liberal government that cancelled the Clean-Up Fund, our community knows that Lake Simcoe matters. Sign… https://t.co/K5CIGvZvMi

Posted on Twitter Working hard for you means ensuring that your voice is heard, and your interests are represented in Ottawa.… https://t.co/dturYg5ibY

Posted on Twitter I've always made cleaning up Lake Simcoe a priority, which is why between 2007 and 2017 more than $59 million was i… https://t.co/8SmyORYlws

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Lifesite Canadian senate votes to make national anthem 'gender neutral' Malcolm raised the possibility of politicians changing other parts of the anthem they find unfashionable, like the references to God, or Canada being our “home and native land.” She quoted Conservative MP Peter Van Loan, who said “Canadians are being ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by ThinkPol Canada moves a step closer to legalizing witchcraft, sorcery and fortune telling “We all chuckle and laugh, but I can understand why the party of Mackenzie King would want to make legal the practice of witchcraft, sorcery, and talking with people who have passed from this world, as Mackenzie King enjoyed doing,” Peter Van Loan, the ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com 'War on history' continues after Liberals kill bill: MP Peter Van Loan Canada's built history will continue to be lost through demolition and neglect after “the latest salvo in the Liberals' war on history,” according to York-Simcoe MP and heritage critic Peter Van Loan. Van Loan's private member Bill C-323 would have ...

Mentioned by yorkregion.com 'War on history' continues after Liberals kill bill: MP Peter Van Loan Canada's built history will continue to be lost through demolition and neglect after “the latest salvo in the Liberals war on history”, according to York-Simcoe MP and heritage critic Peter Van Loan. Van Loan's private members Bill C-323 would have ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-232 I want to thank you both very much for your evidence today. I will just make some observations on some of the evidence from my own ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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/ ...

Mentioned by CTV News Conservative Leader Scheer highlights unity in shadow cabinet reveal Peter Van Loan, MP for York-Simcoe, Ont. maintains his position as Canadian heritage and national historic sites critic. Karen Vecchio, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, Ont. maintains her position as families, children and social development critic ...

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 ...

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