Statement in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, I`d like to draw to the attention of the House of Commons a couple of important events in my riding of Wellington-Halton Hills. As past Chair of the Board, I am proud that the Elora Festival Singers and conductor Noel Edison were recently nominated for a Grammy Award for a 2010 recording of […]

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Michael Chong Urges Swift Action on Climate Change – House of Commons, December 3, 2010

Hon. Michael Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills, CPC): Mr. Speaker, the manufactured controversy known as “Climategate” has now been debunked by five reviews, including Britain”s Royal Society and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. All concluded that scientists had not, as critics alleged, distorted scientific evidence about global warming. A major assessment earlier this year from the […]

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Afghanistan Motion Speech in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Winnipeg North. I rise today to support the motion regarding Canada”s future role in Afghanistan. It is not a Liberal or Conservative motion. It is a Canadian motion. It sets out the mandate to our allies, to the Afghan people and to our […]

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Speaking in the House – Eden Mills

Hon. Michael Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills, CPC):  Mr. Speaker, the citizens of the village of Eden Mills are taking the lead in combating climate change, evidence of which the IPCC has said is unequivocal and the threat of which UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said is the defining challenge of our age. These citizens have plans […]

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Michael Honours Bill Davis – Speech in the House of Commons

On May 22nd, the Honourable William Grenville Davis, Premier of Ontario from 1971 to 1985, received the Greenbelt Award, in recognition of his environmental vision in protecting the Niagara Escarpment. The Niagara Escarpment is a unique 725 kilometer land form stretching from Niagara Falls to the Bruce Peninsula . Its wilderness and agricultural areas host […]

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