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Chong Welcomes Agreement on Buy American

Canadian companies will now be able to compete for U.S. infrastructure contracts GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced that Canada and the United States have reached an agreement that would end the “Buy American” ban, which prevented Canadian companies from participating in American infrastructure projects. This new agreement will allow Canadian […]

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Government Response to Earthquake in Haiti

All Canadians are deeply concerned about the impact of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Canada was one of the first countries on the ground after the earthquake. Since then we have been working around the clock to assess the situation and do whatever we can to help the Haitian people. Here are the facts: • […]

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One Big Move – Canada’s Productivity Challenge

Canada’s Productivity Challenge  The global economy is experiencing the biggest downturn since the Great Depression, and according to the IMF, this is the first time in 60 years that it will shrink. The federal government reacted swiftly by implementing Canada’s Economic Action Plan, providing $40 billion over two years in stimulus. When combined with provincial […]

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It’s a Boy!

Michael and Carrie Chong welcome a son. Fergus – Michael and Carrie, along with sons William and Alistair, are pleased to announce the arrival of Cameron Hendrik Russell Chong. Cameron arrived at 11:35pm on October 19, 2009 at Guelph General Hospital, where Michael”s late father, Dr. Paul Wing-Nien Chong, worked for 3 decades. Cameron weighed […]

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Government of Canada Invests in the Fergus Curling Club’s 175th Anniversary Celebrations

FERGUS, ONTARIO- On behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, the Honourable Michael Chong, Member of Parliament (Wellington-Halton Hills), today announced funding for the Fergus Curling Club. The Club, one of the first social organizations established in the town of Fergus, is celebrating its 175th anniversary. There will be […]

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Chong Announces $755,000 in Federal Funding for Harris Mill Restoration

GRCA to restore Harris Mill Ruins at Rockwood Conservation Area FERGUS – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced an investment of $755 000 to stimulate the area economy as part of the Canadian Government’s Economic Action Plan. “This project will help with economic development in the area,” said Michael Chong. He added, “It […]

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Chong Announces $2 Million in Federal Funding for Georgetown Roads

Town of Halton Hills to receive funding for Delrex Blvd. and Sinclair Ave. Halton Hills – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, announced that the federal government will give $2 million to the Town of Halton Hills to stimulate the local economy under the Community Adjustment Fund (CAF) in Southern Ontario. The money will improve […]

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Gas Tax Funding

Chong Announces Full Federal Gas Tax Funding of $1.5 Million for Halton Hills Federal Gas Tax Funding to Double for 2009 and Payment to Municipalities Accelerated GEORGETOWN, ON – Families in Acton and Georgetown will soon see faster improvements to roads and other local infrastructure thanks to the government’s doubling of gas tax transfers to […]

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Chong Announces Support for Women’s Institute

The Government of Canada Supports Seniors in Wellington County  GUELPH, ONTARIO, March 19, 2009—Mr. Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced federal support for the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario under the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. Mr. Chong made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, […]

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Announce Money to Build a Multi-Use Facility in Puslinch

Puslinch will benefit from joint federal, provincial and municipal funding to build a Multi-Use Recreational Facility, announced today by the Hon. Michael Chong, M.P., Ted Arnott, M.P.P. and Mayor Brad Whitcombe. This project is an example of all levels of government cooperating to stimulate the Ontario economy by reducing red tape, so that we can […]

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