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Chong Attends Rededication of Rockwood Cenotaph

Federal government invested $33,060 for improvements to local monument ROCKWOOD – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today attended the Rockwood Cenotaph rededication ceremony in Rockwood, Ontario. “This special monument honours the service and sacrifices of the local men and women who served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding for Local Arts and Culture

EDEN MILLS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced a federal investment of $16,000 in the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival.  This investment in arts and culture will increase tourism, create jobs, and boost the local economy. The federal funding will support the 24th and 25th editions of the Eden Mills Writers’ […]

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Chong Visits Proposed Melancthon Mega-Quarry with Environment Minister

FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, yesterday visited the site of the proposed Highland Companies’ mega-quarry in Melancthon Township with the Honourable Peter Kent, federal Minister of the Environment, and David Tilson, Member of Parliament for Dufferin-Caledon.   “I’m pleased that Minister Kent had the opportunity to visit Melancthon and see […]

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Chong Welcomes New Acton GO Station

New station builds upon 2009 federal investment to improve local train service ACTON – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, welcomed Metrolinx’s announcement that it will begin construction this month on a new Acton GO Transit station, with construction expected to continue into 2013. This new station builds upon the federal government’s $15 […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding to Restore Erin Cenotaph

ERIN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced funding of up to $3,400 to restore the Erin Cenotaph, which was built to honour Veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. “It is our sacred duty to remember and honour our Veterans and the brave men and […]

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Chong Announces Funding for Summer Jobs for Students

62 Local Summer Jobs Created for Students with $174,802 in Federal Funding FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced that as a result of the federal Canada Summer Jobs initiative, students in Wellington-Halton Hills will have an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and earn income for the upcoming school […]

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Chong Announces $64,748 to Improve Local War Memorials

FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced up to $64,748 in support for two projects in Township of Guelph/Eramosa that honours Veterans and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. This funding, provided through the Community War Memorial Program, will support the construction of a major addition to the Rockwood Cenotaph […]

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Chong honours the late Leonard Braithwaite in the House of Commons

Chong commemorates the lifetime achievements of Canada’s first black parliamentarian OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today rose in the House of Commons to make the following statement: “Mr. Speaker, just over one month ago, Canada lost a great patriot. Mr. Leonard Braithwaite – Canada’s first black parliamentarian – died at […]

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Chong Commemorates 30th Anniversary of the Patriation of the Canadian Constitution

Chong makes a statement in the House of Commons to recognize the 30th Anniversary of the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Canadian Charter of Rights of Freedoms OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, made the following statement today in the House of Commons:  Mr. Speaker, April 17th marks the 30th anniversary […]

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Chong Makes Statement Condemning Alleged Electoral Misconduct in Guelph

Chong calls on Elections Canada and the RCMP to quickly conduct and conclude their investigation and hold those responsible to account OTTAWA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, made the following statement today in the House of Commons: Mr. Speaker, Recently, allegations about electoral misconduct that took place in the federal riding […]

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