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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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Chong Announces $23,100 for Restoration of Puslinch Cenotaph

ABERFOYLE – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced funding of $23,100 for the repair of the Puslinch Cenotaph, located at the Puslinch Community Centre. “I’m pleased that the federal government is providing funds for this project, collaborating with the Township of Puslinch,” said Chong. “It is important to maintain these cenotaphs […]

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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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