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Chong Congratulates Elora Resident on Appointment to Order of Canada

Culinary activist Anita Stewart appointed to Order of Canada for outstanding achievements in Canadian food and cuisine FERGUS – Wellington-Halton Hills M.P. Michael Chong congratulated Elora resident Anita Stewart for her appointment to the Order of Canada, announced on December 30th, by Governor General David Johnston. Anita was recognized for her significant contribution to Canadian […]

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Chong Announces Federal Diabetes Funding for Groves Hospital

Federal government invests in local hospital as part of $6 million national health strategy OTTAWA – Wellington-Halton Hills M.P. Michael Chong announced that the federal government will provide funding for Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus under the Canadian Diabetes Strategy.  This federal initiative will help fund screening, early detection and management of diabetes, as […]

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Top priorities are jobs and the economy

Over the last several months, I’ve talked to thousands of you in Wellington-Halton Hills. People have voiced concerns regarding their jobs and the economy, the rising cost of food and fuel, and about the state of our democracy. In discussions with my colleagues about the priorities of the federal government, I will ensure that these […]

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Chong Announces Federal Investment in A.O. Smith in Fergus

Government of Canada will invest $39,000 in training for AO Smith employees  OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, announced that the federal government will invest $39,000 in the AO Smith plant in Fergus. The money will provide advanced skills training for employees at the plant and is being granted by the federal government […]

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House of Commons Passes Chong’s Motion 235-44

Motion orders Procedure and House Affairs Committee to propose changes to reform Question Period within six months OTTAWA – A motion to reform Question Period, moved by Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, passed in the House of Commons today by a vote of 235 to 44. The motion orders the Standing Committee […]

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Michael Chong Elected Chair of Heritage Committee

Committee has oversight over public broadcasting, Canadian history and heritage, amateur sports, and the audio, visual and literary arts Ottawa – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, was elected Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage today. Chong was nominated by fellow Conservative, Dean Del Mastro and his nomination […]

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Wellington County

Fergus, ON – The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and the County of Wellington celebrated the grand opening of 55 affordable rental units. The project is supported by more than $3.8 million in funding through the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program. The Honourable Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, and John Wilkinson, […]

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Chong Announces $825,000 in Funding to Improve Downtown Cores of Georgetown and Acton

Federal funding will build and upgrade the parking lots on Edith, Draper and Back Streets in Georgetown, as well as upgrade the parking on Mill Street in Acton. HALTON HILLS – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced an investment of $825,000 to attract more people to the historic commercial districts of Acton and […]

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Chong Announces $135,000 Investment in Biorem Inc. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan

PUSLINCH – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, announced an investment of up to $135,000 for Biorem Inc. from the federal government under Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Biorem employs 41 people at its Puslinch location. “Our government is committed to creating jobs and supporting the people, communities and businesses of southern Ontario,” said MP Michael […]

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Chong Announces $520,650 Investment in Walinga Inc. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan

FERGUS – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, announced an investment of up to $520,650 for Walinga Inc. from the federal government under Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Walinga employs 190 people at its two facilities in Wellington County. “Our government is committed to creating jobs and supporting the people, communities and businesses of southern Ontario,” […]

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