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Peter Van Loan Appointed Critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites

November 20, 2015

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO – The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe has been appointed the Critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites in the Conservative Shadow Cabinet. The Heritage portfolio deals with the many elements that contribute to the Canadian identity. “The Conservative Party has made deepening the appreciation of our ...


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MP VAN LOAN HAS THE STRONGEST VOTING RECORD IN OTTAWA

July 10, 2015

Local MP Has a 99.6% Record – The Best in Ottawa HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — Since the 2011 federal election, York-Simcoe Member of Parliament Peter Van Loan led all parliamentarians with a near-perfect 99.6% voting record. He voted in 1222 out of 1227 standing votes in the House of Commons, the best of any MP. ...


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VAN LOAN AMONG THE LOWEST SPENDING MP’S IN OTTAWA

June 15, 2015

The Average MP Spends Almost 10% More HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — With the House of Commons winding down, public disclosures show that local MP Peter Van Loan is among the lowest spenders in Ottawa. In fact, 80 per cent of Members of Parliament spent more than Van Loan. The information is reported in Parliament’s annual ...


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Economic Action Plan 2015 Demonstrates Commitment to Jobs, Growth, and Security in York-Simcoe

April 21, 2015

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, welcomes the Harper Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015. It will support jobs and growth in York-Simcoe, help our families and communities prosper and ensure the security of all Canadians. Economic Action Plan 2015 will:   Fulfil our Government’s promise to balance the budget ...


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Securing Local Jobs in a Global Economy

March 30, 2015

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, welcomes the announcement by Honda Canada to begin manufacturing the next-generation of CR-V models destined for the European Union right here in Simcoe County. This is thanks to the Canada-EU Trade Agreement. “Our government has completed more trade agreements than any ...


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Peter Van Loan Announces Investment in Recreational Fisheries Conservation Project in Scanlon Creek

March 20, 2015

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO – The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, is pleased to announce funding totaling $110,000 for a Scanlon Creek Restoration Project. Under the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the Government of Canada is partnering with the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation to support the conservation of the fish habitat ...


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York-Simcoe Families to Receive Additional $60 Monthly Benefit for Each Child Under 18

October 30, 2014

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, is pleased to announce that the Harper Government is introducing new measures to help Canadian families by expanding the Universal Child Care Benefit, increasing the annual child care expense deduction limits by $1,000 dollars for every child, and allowing income splitting ...


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HARPER GOVERNMENT DOUBLES THE CHILDREN’S FITNESS TAX CREDIT

October 9, 2014

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, is pleased to announce that the Harper Government is doubling the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit. This credit will help provide financial relief from the costs associated with sports and dance programs for children. The tax credit will now apply to sports ...


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FEDERAL FUNDING MAKES HIGHWAY 404 EXTENSION A REALITY

September 17, 2014

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO – The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, welcomes the opening of the new Highway 404 extension. “York-Simcoe residents have been waiting a long time for this extension and I am pleased to see that it has finally been completed. This extension will improve the quality of life for ...


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Harper Government Announces New Small Business Job Credit

September 11, 2014

HOLLAND LANDING, ONTARIO — The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, welcomes the introduction of the new Small Business Job Credit, as part of the Harper Government’s work to create jobs, growth, and long-term prosperity. It is expected that this credit will ...


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