Government of Canada Moves Quickly on Seniors’ Tax Relief and Other Outstanding Measures

Related Document: Notice of Ways and Means Motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 26, 2008, to implement certain provisions of the economic and fiscal statement tabled in Parliament on November 27, 2008 and to implement other fiscal and economic measures The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, acted […]

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Chong Supports Proposed GO Expansion

Cites benefits for the environment, commuters and agriculture in his support of the proposed Georgetown to Kitchener rail expansion Fergus, Ontario: In a letter to GO Transit, Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong indicated his strong support for the proposed Georgetown to Kitchener rail expansion. Chong cited environmental benefits of such an expansion, by saying, “Extending GO […]

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Government of Canada Supports Fergus 175th Anniversary Committee and Fergus Scottish Festival

FERGUS, Ontario Michael Chong, Member of Parliament (Wellington-Halton Hills), on behalf of the Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages and Minister for La Francophonie, today announced funding for the Fergus 175th Anniversary Committee and the Fergus Scottish Festival, which both celebrate the history and cultural heritage of Fergus. […]

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Statement on the death of Ken Danby

It was great sadness that I learned of the death of my friend and neighbour, renowned Canadian artist Ken Danby. Ken Danby was Canada’s foremost realist painter, recognized for his paintings of people and landscapes, not just at home but abroad. He was a devoted rural resident of Guelph-Eramosa Township, involving himself many times in […]

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It’s a Boy!

Michael and Carrie Chong welcome a new son this week. Fergus – Michael, Carrie and big brother William Chong are pleased to announce the arrival of Alistair Peers Wing-Nien Chong. Born at 3:50 pm on September 11th, 2007 at McMaster in Hamilton, Ontario , Alistair was born at a weight of 6 lbs 8 ounces. Baby, Mom, […]

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Honouring Veterans

Canada’s New Government delivers for veterans 3 April 2007 Kitchener, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada’s New Government is following through on its commitment to create a Veterans’ Bill of Rights and a Veterans’ Ombudsman. “The brave men and women of the Canadian Forces and RCMP have always acted courageously when called […]

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Michael Chong’s November 27, 2006 Statement

STATEMENT BY MINISTER MICHAEL CHONG 27 November 2006 The reason why I became involved in politics is my belief in this nation we call Canada. I believe in this great country of ours, and I believe in one nation, undivided, called Canada. This is a fundamental principle for me, not something on which I can, or will, […]

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Lest We Forget – Ministerial Statement Remembrance Week

Delivered by the Honourable Greg Thompson – Minister of Veterans Affairs Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, a number of weeks ago the prime minister said that military service is the highest form of public service. We are reminded of that in this House every day.  It is because our Veterans have served that we […]

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Chong Announces New Sport Policy for Persons with a Disability

Canada’s New Government Committed to Increasing Number of Persons with Disabilities Participating in Sport OTTAWA, ONTARIO- The Honourable Michael Chong, President of the Queen »s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister for Sport, today announced the release of the Policy on Sport for Persons with a Disability. Under this policy, the Government […]

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Chong accueille les médaillés à Ottawa

Le Gouvernement du Canada rend hommage aux médaillés des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques OTTAWA – Les médaillés Canadiens ont été reconnus aujourd’hui dans la Chambre des communes pour leurs performances lors des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques d’hiver tenus à Turin, en Italie, en février et en mars. Les athlètes et entraîneurs-chefs ont été honorés par […]

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