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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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C’est le temps de réformer la période de questions

S’il y a une chose qu’on m’a clairement fait comprendre durant mes fonctions de député, c’est que les Canadiens ordinaires sont déçus des comportements démontrés durant la période des questions et qu’ils désirent voir leurs parlementaires se concentrer sur les questions qui comptent vraiment, plutôt que d’essayer de gagner des points à des fins politiques. […]

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The Elephant in our Living Rooms

Canadians expect the federal government to live within its means. What is true for government is also true for households (Statistics Canada defines a “household” as a person or a group of people living in the same dwelling. Households include retired couples, childless couples, individuals living on their own and the traditional nuclear family). Canadian […]

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Canada’s Economic Action Plan – Year 2

The 2010 federal budget was just announced for the fiscal year that starts April 1, 2010. What will this mean for you, your family and your community? In short, it means that the Government of Canada will be delivering year two of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Last year’s 2009 federal budget created Canada’s Economic Action […]

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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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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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Helping Haiti

It has been several weeks since a strong earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, devastated Haiti. I would like to provide an update on what the Government of Canada is doing to assist those in Haiti, and to let you know what individual Canadians can do to help. Our government has announced that we […]

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