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Helping Haiti

It has been several weeks since a strong earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, devastated Haiti. I would like to provide an update on what the Government of Canada is doing to assist those in Haiti, and to let you know what individual Canadians can do to help. Our government has announced that we […]

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GO Train Service a Step Closer

The old legend of Scylla and Charybdis has something to say about our current predicament. Two monsters on opposites sides of a narrow strait proved a mortal danger to mythical sailors and were the genesis of our expression, “caught between a rock and a hard place”. In modern times, we are caught between our increasing […]

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Chong provides details on Budget 2009

Budget 2009 is Canada’s Economic Action Plan for a time of global economic uncertainty Georgetown/Fergus – Yesterday the Conservative government announced Budget 2009 – Canada’s Economic Action Plan – a bold multi-year approach to stimulate the economy and protect the country during the current global recession. “While Canada is coping with a global economic downturn […]

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Statement by Michael Chong

At a time of economic uncertainty, now is not the time for a change in government, and it is never a time for a coalition government that includes a separatist party. I believe it is important that our government remain in power to steer this country through difficult economic times. As a Canadian, I am […]

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Expanding Voting Opportunities for Canadians

There’s no more important form of civic engagement than voting. Unfortunately, voter turnout has been trending downwards over the past few decades. To help Canadians that find it difficult to get out and vote because of school, work or family commitments, Canada’s New Government today announced legislation that will make it easier for Canadians to […]

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