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Michael addresses the situation in Hong Kong with a statement in the House of Commons

On October 3, 2014, Michael stood in the House of Commons to make a statement regarding the situation in Hong Kong. Please see the transcript of Michael’s statement below. Hon. Michael Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills, CPC): Mr. Speaker, tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Canadians, can trace their roots back to Hong Kong, my family […]

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Reform Act, 2014 Passes First Vote in the House of Commons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      September 24, 2014 Reform Act, 2014 Passes First Vote in the House of Commons House of Commons adopts Reform Act, 2014 at Second Reading, with support from all parties. The bill will now proceed to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. OTTAWA – Today, the Reform Act, […]

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Reform Act, 2014 Backgrounder

(With Proposed Changes for Committee Consideration, Sept., ’14) Special Note: This Backgrounder incorporates changes proposed by Michael Chong, M.P. on September 11th, 2014. It is hoped that if the Reform Act, 2014 passes Second Reading that the committee studying the bill (Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs) will consider and adopt the proposed changes […]

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Chong Proposes Two Changes to Strengthen Reform Act

Chong calls on the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, which will study the bill if passed at Second Reading, to consider and adopt these changes by amending the bill FERGUS – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today proposed two changes to the Reform Act, 2014 in response to consultations held over the […]

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Investment in Communications and Power Industries Canada Inc. (CPI)

Government of Canada invests in innovative mapping system for first-ever global surface water survey GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, and the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), today announced that Canada, through the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), is investing in Canadian innovation that will play a key role in […]

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Federal Funding for Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Federal Funding for Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games Chong announces support for Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games FERGUS – Michael Chong, M.P. today announced an investment of $10,000 under the Government of Canada’s Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program, in support of the 69th Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games. This funding […]

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Statement by Michael Chong

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, at 5:30pm, the first debate on the Reform Act, 2014 will take place in the House of Commons. Since its introduction, there has been significant interest and substantial support for this bill. I would like to take this opportunity to thank my colleagues and Canadians across the country for their continued […]

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Chong introduces amended Reform Act

Chong introduces amended Reform Act Based on feedback from Canadians and MPs, an amended version of the Reform Act was introduced in the House of Commons today. OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today introduced an amended version of his Private Member’s Bill, the Reform Act. Since its introduction last December, […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding for Local Publisher Porcupine’s Quill

ELORA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced $17,060 in funding for publisher Porcupine’s Quill Inc. of Erin. The Government of Canada provides funding through the Support for Publishers stream of the Canada Book Fund . It will help Porcupine’s Quill continue providing Canadian readers with great books through its distinguished […]

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Statement by Michael Chong

Over the last several days, I have been humbled by the outpouring of support for my Private Members’ Bill. Since the text of the bill has not been released, there has been much speculation about its intent. The bill should not be viewed as a critique on any of the current leaders in the House of […]

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