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Michael Chong appointed to Official Opposition’s Shadow Cabinet

Chong named Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, was named as the Official Opposition’s Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs. The announcement was made today by Leader of the Official Opposition, Andrew Scheer. “I’m excited to take on this new role, […]

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Neighbourwoods receives federal funding to hire local students

One of several federal grants made in the area to give students workplace experience   ELORA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, was pleased to meet with Neighbourwoods as they were granted federal funding through Canada Summer Jobs, a program that provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. […]

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Ground Broken at Beef Research Facility in Centre Wellington

Federal government contributes $2 million to local livestock industry ELORA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today attended a ground breaking ceremony for the new Livestock Research and Innovation Facility at the Elora Beef Research Centre in Elora. The ground breaking ceremony also marked an investment of $2 million by the federal […]

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Eden Mills Receives Federal Funding to Upgrade Community Centre

Chong announces $118,770 in funding to upgrade Eden Mills and District Community Club EDEN MILLS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced an investment of $118,770 for the Eden Mills and District Community Club. The funding is provided through the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Infrastructure Program. This investment will support […]

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Information on the Disability Tax Credit

The disability tax credit is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities, or their supporting family members, reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. Being eligible for the credit can open the door to other government programs such as the registered disability savings plan.

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Statement on the 73rd Anniversary of D-Day

Mr. Speaker, 73 years ago this week, an Allied force of over 150,000 soldiers, 4,000 ships, and 11,000 airplanes began the D-Day attack to defeat Nazism and liberate the people of western Europe. The Canadians went north to the Netherlands, a distance of some 300 miles. It took them four months to get there, advancing […]

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Promotional material available for Canada 150 events

Are you hosting a special event to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday? You could be eligible to receive complimentary promotional material to use at your event through the Department of Canadian Heritage. Items that are available include plastic Canadian flag pins, paper Canadian hand flags, bookmarks with the National Anthem lyrics, Canadian flag posters, and Maple […]

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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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