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Conservative MP for York—Simcoe (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter August 30 1971: Peter Lougheed wins a majority government in Alberta, beginning 44 years of an uninterrupted PC government in the province.

Posted on Twitter August 30 1933: Don Getty is born in Westmount, QU. He would lead the Edmonton Eskimos to Grey Cups as QB and then lead Alberta as Premier.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter August 29 1959: @Cmdr_Hadfield, former commander of the Int’l Space Station and the first Canadian to walk in space, is born in Sarnia, ON.

Posted on Twitter August 29 1907: The Quebec Bridge on the St. Lawrence collapses, killing 75. After a second collapse in 1909, it was re-opened in 1919.

Posted on Twitter August 29 1812: Governor Miles MacDonell and a group of Scottish settlers arrive to establish the Selkirk settlement at the Red River.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter August 28 1965: Singer Shania Twain is born Eilleen Regina Edwards in Windsor, Ontario – “You’re Still the One.”

Two months ago

Mentioned by Bradford Times Crazy Crocs offers family entertainment MP Peter Van Loan presents congratulations to Crazy Crocs owner Gianni Giannantonio and Debra Bridglal, as family members, members of Council, MPP Julia Munro and Mayor Rob Keffer look on, in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday July 2, 2016. Miriam ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Happy 149th Birthday, Canada! York Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan invites constituents and their families to a Free Pancake Breakfast on Canada Day, July 1, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex, 1914B Mount Albert Road, Sharon, Ontario. All welcome! For more ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Cabana Tan celebrates grand re-opening in Bradford On June 18, Contois celebrated the grand re-opening of Cabana Tan with BWG councillors, York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan and MPP Julia Munro. “I just want to thank our family and friends for helping us with the re-opening,” said Contois. “It took a long ...

Mentioned by Bradford Times Grand Re-Opening for Cabana Tan At the Grand Re-Opening of Cabana Tan - from left, Councillor Mark Contois, Raj Sandhu, MP for York Simcoe Peter Van Loan, Councillors Gary Baynes and (back) Ron Orr congratulating Jayne Contois, with Mayor Rob Keffer, Deputy Mayor James Leduc ...

Mentioned by FYI Music News PC MP Offers Parity To Songwriters In Private Member's Bill Conservative MP Peter Van Loan has introduced a Private Member's Bill C-299, which extends copyright protection for Canadian authors, composers and music publishers. When the Conservative government introduced its budget implementation act, and ...

Mentioned by Music Indistry News Network SOCAN Welcomes The Tabling Of Private Member Bill C-299 The Society of Composers and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) welcomes news that, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, introduced Private Member's Bill C-299, which extends copyright protection for Canadian ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act New York.

Spoke in the House on Copyright Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-299, an act to amend the Copyright Act (term of copyright). Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Elgin—Middlesex—London for ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-299 An Act to amend the Copyright Act (term of copyright)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Related to that, or building on that, the experts these days say that our economy is shifting to one that's focused more on cities than on ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, closing Canada's only museum dedicated to Confederation, cutting Confederation out as the theme of the 150th anniversary, writing the War of 1812 out of ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, the proud tradition to issue commemorative medals on important anniversaries of Canada was started in 1867 when each Father of Confederation was among the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Building on that, one of the federal programs is the Conservation Institute. They are available to do training. They do a lot of it through, for ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Ministers' office budgets since November 3, 2015: (a) how many expense claims were submitted by the Minister or his or her exempt staff, ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act Mr. Speaker, this bill has afforded us an opportunity to reflect on a number of questions. The first is a question of ownership. To whom do ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I will start by asking if you could provide us with the results of that recent survey the department conducted. ...

Spoke in the House on Toronto Argonauts Mr. Speaker, this year marks a new beginning for Canada's greatest sports franchise, the Toronto Argonauts. They are returning to the shores of Lake Ontario as ...

Spoke in the House on 150th Anniversary of the First Meeting on Parliament Hill Mr. Speaker, these walls are celebrating a special anniversary: 150 years ago, the buildings on Parliament Hill opened. Ottawa was chosen as the capital of the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem ... I was not speaking because my friend was seeking to have the floor and you were ignoring him. This clause is of course the essence of ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Madam Chair, with the greatest of respect, you cannot limit my right to speak to this motion. This is a matter of a review of Canada's ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities I'm in the greater Toronto area, but I think you might have heard me say it has been literally years since I've seen a CBC camera ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you very much. Following Mr. Vaughan, I'm reluctant to give you advice on how to run your business. That said, I will first start with ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you very much. Mr. Bilinsky, you serve the Ukrainian community, which is an interesting study, because there have been multi-generational waves of immigration. You have ...

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