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Wellington-Halton Hills Electoral Boundaries Officially Remain Unchanged

Federal electoral boundary commission for Ontario completes its report and keeps local boundaries intact GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today congratulated the Federal Redistribution Commission for Ontario on completing their final report on Ontario’s electoral boundaries. Chong also thanked all of the individuals who participated in the process by submitting […]

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Federal Government Moves to Protect Bees with New Measures

PMRA invites Canadians to comment on proposed measures for 2014 planting season    OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, announced that Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) intends on implementing measures to protect bees prior to the 2014 planting season for corn and soybeans. This announcement follows a finding by PMRA […]

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Chong Announces $35,000 for Rehabilitation of Mill Creek

Federal government will provide funds to Friends of Mill Creek for rehabilitation of fish habitat ABERFOYLE – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced that the federal government will contribute $35,000 for the implementation of the Mill Creek Stewardship and Rehabilitation Plan in Puslinch Township. These funds come from the newly established […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding for Research at the University of Guelph

Government of Canada committed to supporting research and innovation FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $1,596,500.00 in federal funding for research at the University of Guelph. The funding is provided through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program. The funding […]

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Chong Announces Call for Proposals for Local Projects Supporting Women

Federal government seeks projects that promote economic opportunities for women FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced the launch of the federal government’s Call for Proposals for projects that will increase economic security and promote prosperity for women communities across Canada, including those in Wellington County and Halton Hills. Led […]

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Chong Responds to A.O. Smith Plant Closure

Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong responds to A.O. Smith’s announcement that it will discontinue manufacturing operations in Fergus FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, was today saddened to learn that A.O. Smith will be discontinuing manufacturing operations this summer at its residential water heater plant in Fergus. “It’s unfortunate that so […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding for Local Arts and Culture

ELORA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced support for the Three Centuries Festival for the 2013 and 2014 editions of the Elora Festival. The Three Centuries Festival presents the annual Elora Festival, a well-established summer music event that features opera, choral and chamber music, as well as jazz, folk, and […]

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Chong Announces $350,000 for Georgetown Art Gallery

GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced an investment of $350,000 from the Government of Canada for upgrades to the Halton Hills Cultural Centre to support Canadian arts and culture. This investment has contributed to the renovation of the new Helson Gallery, a professional public art gallery which is part […]

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Chong Announces Revised Wind Turbine Study

OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced that Health Canada has published a revised research design for the wind turbine noise and health study, which is being carried out in collaboration with Statistics Canada. The proposed study design was posted on the Health Canada website in July 2012 for public […]

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Chong Announces $514,000 for Halton Hills Arena

Government of Canada Celebrates Local Benefits of the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund Georgetown, Ontario – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $514,667 in federal funding for the Mold Masters Sportsplex Twin Rink in Georgetown. Across the country, community centres, cultural centres, ice rinks, swimming pools, and other community projects will soon […]

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