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Fall Update

It has been a very busy and productive summer, and there were many opportunities to catch up with the residents of Wellington County and Halton Hills. I recently returned to Ottawa, where the House of Commons has returned to session for the fall and winter months, and where I look forward to continuing to work […]

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Travel Notice: Canadians with dual citizenships must now have a valid Canadian passport for air travel into Canada

The Government of Canada is implementing a new electronic system to assist airlines in verifying that all travellers have the appropriate documents to travel to or transit through Canada. As a result, effective September 30, 2016, Canadian citizens with dual citizenships will be required to show a valid Canadian passport in order to fly into […]

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Electoral Reform

In recent months, the topic of “electoral reform” has dominated headlines. “Electoral reform” refers to the Liberal government’s plans to change what your vote means. Aside from declaring that Canadians will never again vote the same way they did in 2015 – and in every election before that – they have not given any indication […]

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Ottawa Report

Last fall, the Liberals campaigned on a promise of openness and transparency. They promised to develop evidence-based policy and improve access to information for the public and for the administrative institutions that support Parliament. The Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO), Mr. Jean-Denis Fréchette, is a non-partisan Officer of the Library of Parliament tasked with reporting on […]

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Why I voted in Favour of Bill C-14

Over the last number of months, I have listened to feedback from many residents across Wellington County and Halton Hills regarding Bill C-14, the government’s physician-assisted dying (euthanasia) legislation. I would like to take this opportunity to explain why I voted in favour of Bill C-14. In 2015, in a decision commonly referred to as […]

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How to Help Fort McMurray

Michael Chong encourages Canadians to give generously to the Canadian Red Cross OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, voiced his support for Canadians in Fort McMurray affected by the devastating wildfires. The Fort McMurray wildfires have resulted in one of the biggest emergency evacuations in Canadian history. Fort McMurray has been […]

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Update on Canada’s Mission to Counter the Islamic State (ISIS)

I would like to take this opportunity to update you on Canada’s mission to counter the Islamic State (ISIS). In October 2014, and again in March 2015, the House of Commons debated and adopted a motion to deploy six CF-18 fighter jets, two surveillance planes, an aerial refuelling tanker, and 69 Canadians soldiers on the […]

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Message from Metrolinx for Residents of Guelph Eramosa Township and Town of Halton Hills

Kitchener Corridor Maintenance Work THE LOCAL PROJECT Metrolinx is replacing old track ties (wooden planks between the rails) along the corridor between Kitchener and Georgetown from March 28 to May 4. They anticipate that this work will begin near Park Street in Kitchener and head eastwards finishing at Main Street in Georgetown. WHAT TO EXPECT There […]

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Canadians Understand the Importance of Being Responsible With Money

From small business owners to family households, Canadians understand the importance of being responsible with money. The end of a decade of Conservative government and the beginning of a new Liberal government is a good time to assess the federal government’s “balance sheet” and its “profit and loss statement.” When measuring the federal debt, the […]

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Our Voting System

I would like to update you on an emerging issue that is sure to dominate headlines. The Liberals want to change our voting system, a system we have used for several hundred years since elected legislatures were established in Canada. Currently, Canada has what is commonly called the “first-past-the-post” system. In this system, the country […]

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