Dave Van Kesteren

Conservative Party of Canada for Chatham-Kent--Essex

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  • Voted on C-54
    That, in relation to Bill C-54, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder), not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration of the third reading stage of the Bill; ... more
    June 18, 2013
  • Voted
    That the debate be now adjourned.
    June 18, 2013
  • Voted on C-49
    That Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to establish the Canadian Museum of History and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be concurred in at report stage.
    June 18, 2013
  • Voted on C-49
    That Bill C-49 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
    June 18, 2013
  • Voted on C-49
    That, in relation to Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to establish the Canadian Museum of History and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to ... more
    June 17, 2013
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    Thank you.

    June 13, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    That raises an important issue. I suppose on the one hand you may have corrupt governments. On the other hand, you may have governments that really want to participate and make this a reality. ... more

    June 13, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    Mr. Ingram.

    June 13, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    Thank you all for being here this morning. ... more

    June 13, 2013,   Parliament
  • Voted on S-16
    That, in relation to Bill S-16, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband tobacco), not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and ... more
    June 13, 2013
  • Voted on C-56
    That, in relation to Bill C-56, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second ... more
    June 12, 2013
  • Voted on S-10
    That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.
    June 12, 2013
  • Voted on C-266
    That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
    June 12, 2013
  • Voted on C-476
    That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
    June 12, 2013
  • Voted on C-480
    That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
    June 12, 2013
  • Spoke about Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act

    Mr. Speaker, that is why we are here tonight. That is why we debate these things honestly and openly. ... more

    June 12, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act

    Mr. Speaker, my colleague is correct that were that the case, the officer would be subject to the act as a result of his breaking the law, quite frankly. He absolutely would be held responsible. ... more

    June 12, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act

    Mr. Speaker, I do not know where I can go past my previous answer. I include another country, Israel. ... more

    June 12, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act

    Mr. Speaker, I want to first correct the transportation issue. That is allowed only with their planes. As an example, if they were to move cluster bombs from the United States to Alaska, they could pass our territory, but in their own planes. ... more

    June 12, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act

    Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege for me to rise tonight and speak on this very important topic of the prohibiting cluster munitions act. This bill, which has received a significant amount of debate this evening, represents just one aspect of our government's commitment to addressing the humanitarian consequences and unacceptable harm to civilians caused by remnants of war, including cluster munitions. ... more

    June 12, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    The point is, though, that your officers are trained to make sure our companies know the laws and follow them. Otherwise the result would be that the RCMP—

    June 11, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    I'm sorry to interrupt, but what I meant is, for instance, if you're hearing things, you would then go to the Canadian company and say, “Listen, we're hearing such and such. We just want to remind you about the laws and what your obligations are.” ... more

    June 11, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    In layman's terms, let's just say that there is a mining company in Central America and there are charges laid that there is some awful stuff going on. Do you become actively involved and investigate that yourself?

    June 11, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Foreign Affairs

    Thank you, Chair. ... more

    June 11, 2013,   Parliament
  • Voted on S-10
    That, in relation to Bill S-10, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration of the second reading stage of the Bill; and ... more
    June 11, 2013
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