Dr. Vander Zaag was born and raised in Alliston.
After his university education he spent 20 years helping farmers, scientists and governments with food production related issues. He has traveled extensively and worked in 60 countries throughout the world.
Dr. Vander Zaag has served on numerous organizations including the board of the Alliston Community Christian School (chairman for 6 years), the executive board of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (5 years), the executive board of Ag CARE (4 years), the Loaves and Fishes Growing Project of South Simcoe for the Canada Food Grains Bank (coordinator for 5 years).
The CHP's well thought out policies attracted Peter's attention and drew him into the party. As the candidate for Simcoe-Grey, he wants to articulate the CHP platform. There is an alternative for those who are looking for a party that will express their voice in Ottawa.