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STATEMENT – REFORM ACT PASSES THE SENATE OF CANADA

June 22, 2015 Eighteen months after the Reform Act was introduced in the House of Commons, it passed the Senate of Canada, 38 to 14, and will now become law. The Reform Act will come into force seven days after the next general election. The road to success was long and hard. The Reform Act […]

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Federal Government Provides Funds to Support Elora Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2015 Elora Festival to receive $90,000 in federal funding, over two years, through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced that the federal government will contribute $90,000 in funding over the next two years for the 36th and the 37th […]

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Federal Government Provides $3 Million for New Dairy Centre at Elora Research Station

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2015 Elora Dairy Livestock Research and Innovation Centre to receive $3 million in federal funding through the Canadian Agriculture Investment Program FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $3 million of federal money through the Canadian Agricultural Adaptive Program to help support Dairy Farmers of […]

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Federal Government Funds Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games to receive $15,000 in federal funding through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program  FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced that the federal government will provide $15,000 of federal money to help support the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games. This money […]

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Rouge National Urban Park Act Receives Royal Assent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     April 23rd, 2015 The Senate of Canada passes Rouge National Urban Park Act to create Canada’s first National Urban Park, protecting thousands of acres of land OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today thanked Senators for reviewing and passing Bill C-40, Rouge National Urban Park Act. “The […]

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Federal Government Funds in Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | April 17, 2015 Federal Government Funds in Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Eden Mills Writers’ Festival to receive $12,000 in federal funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $12,000 of federal money to help support the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival […]

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Federal Government Provides Funds to Restore Fish Habitat in the Grand River

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 31, 2015 Federal Government Provides Funds to Restore Fish Habitat in the Grand River The Grand River Conservation Authority to receive $25,500 through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program for the Grand River Habitat Enhancement Project  FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $25,500 of federal […]

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Reform Act, 2014 Passes Final Vote in the House of Commons, 260 to 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      February 25, 2015 Reform Act moves to the Senate of Canada after being adopted in the House of Commons at Third Reading with support from all parties. OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today thanked his colleagues on both sides of the House of Commons for their […]

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Adoption à la Chambre des communes de la Loi de 2014 instituant des réformes, à 260 voix contre 17

POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE                                                Le 25 février 2015 La Loi instituant des réformes, adoptée en troisième lecture à la Chambre des communes avec l’appui de tous les partis, sera renvoyée au Sénat. OTTAWA – Michael Chong, député de Wellington-Halton Hills, a remercié ses collègues des deux côtés de la Chambre des communes aujourd’hui […]

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Chong Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      February 18, 2015 Chong Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Recent measles outbreak demonstrates the necessity of vaccinating children OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday, urging Canadian parents to vaccinate their children. “Dozens of new cases of […]

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